There was a deadly crash involving a charter bus in Orange County, New York on August 31, 2023. According to reports, a charter bus carrying band members from Farmingdale High School overturned. The bus left Interstate 84 and entered a ravine before overturning. Two adults were killed in the crash. The bus was carrying 40 students and 4 adults at the time of the crash. Multiple injuries are reported. The bus was owned by Regency Transportation from Long Island, New York. The accident remains under investigation.
Unfortunately, accidents involving charter busses have become more and more prevalent. A Greyhound bus experienced a tire blow out before crashing in Monroe County, Georgia on August 5, 2023. There was a crash involving a charter bus near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on August 6, 2023. There was a bus crash in Orlando, Florida on August 10, 2023. There was a crash involving a charter bus near Emporia, Kansas on August 27, 2023. There was a deadly crash involving a Greyhound passenger bus near Savage, Maryland on August 31, 2023.
Safety considerations must take precedence to ensure that anyone relying on charter transportation remains safe. Safe bus operators 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.