A charter bus crashed near Eugene, Missouri on July 14, 2022. According to authorities, the charter bus left Highway 54 eastbound before striking a fence and a house. The bus came to rest in a nearby field. The bus was carrying a youth group from Immanuel Lutheran Church and School. It is believed that the driver of the bus fell asleep. Twelve passengers were injured in the crash. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this accident.
Unfortunately, accidents involving charter busses have become more and more prevalent. A fire broke out on a charter bus in Boise, Idaho on July 8, 2022. There was a charter bus crash in Etowah County, Alabama on July 8, 2022. There was a crash involving a Greyhound bus in Riverside County, California on June 3, 2022. 27 passengers were injured in a rollover crash involving a charter bus near Kingsville, Maryland on May 22, 2022.
Safety considerations must take precedence to ensure that anyone relying on charter transportation remains safe. Safe charter companies must consider take necessary precautions to ensure that their busses do not put the lives of passengers at risk. The risks of catastrophic injury should always be considered by safe vessel operators. When charter operators fail to account for the known hazards of the industry catastrophic injuries or deaths can result. Safe companies must hire and train only individuals who can carry out the work without putting at risk the lives of dozens of passengers. A responsible driver must drive at appropriate speeds based on the weather conditions, and only drive when it is safe to do so. Failing to do so can have catastrophic results.
Spagnoletti Law Firm has attorneys licensed in Texas, Florida, and New York. We have previously handled cases involving bus crashes. Our attorneys have extensive experience and the skills needed to aggressively represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or been seriously injured in a trucking or commercial vehicle accident. The experienced personal injury attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was involved in an accident. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.