Charter Bus Accident in Dinwiddie County, Virginia

by | Feb 25, 2023 | Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Tour Bus Accident

There was a rollover crash of a charter bus in Dinwiddie County, Virginia on February23, 2023.  According to reports, the bus was traveling southbound on Interstate 85, when it left the highway and overturned.  The bus was en route to North Carolina.  The driver of bus, was charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control of his vehicle.  Ten passengers were injured in the accident, with multiple people being ejected from the bus.  The bus was the only vehicle involved.  The accident remains under investigation.

Unfortunately, accidents involving charter busses have become more and more prevalent.  An American Airlines Plane collided with a shuttle bus in Los Angeles, California on February 10, 2023.  There was a crash between an 18-wheeler and a school bus in Portales, New Mexico on January 25, 2023.  There was a crash of a charter tour bus in Box Elder County, Utah on December 12, 2022.  There was a crash between a charter bus and a FedEx 18-wheeler in Palo Pinto County, Texas on December 9, 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.