Greyhound Bus Crash in Midland, Texas

by | Aug 9, 2022 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Tour Bus Accident

A Greyhound bus was involved in a crash in Midland, Texas on August 8, 2022.  According to reports, the Greyhound bus failed to yield the right of way while exiting a truck stop.  The bus was struck by a truck that was traveling eastbound on WCR 127.  There were 28 passengers on the bus at the time.  Six passengers as well as the driver of both vehicles were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital for medical treatment.  The crash remains under investigation at this time.  Thoughts and prayers to those involved in this bus crash.

Unfortunately, accidents involving charter busses have become more and more prevalent.  A charter bus was involved in a crash before catching fire in Berkeley County, South Carolina on August 5, 2022.  A charter bus caught fire in West Brunswick Township, Pennsylvania on July 30, 2022.  A charter bus crashed in Bibb County, Georgia on July 20, 2022.  A charter bus carrying a youth group crashed near Eugene, Missouri on July 14, 2022.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.

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 to learn more about your legal rights.