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8 Hospitalized After Bus and Car Collision

Lauren Lopez3 years ago

According to the Houston Chronicle, eight people have been injured in Houston, Texas following a bus accident.

Details of the Houston Bus Accident

  • Eight people, one of which is a child and another the bus driver, were injured and taken to a hospital after a car rear-ended a Houston Metro bus that was stopped at a bus stop. 
  • The child sustained a leg injury while the other adults complained of back and neck pain.
  • On the bus at the time of the accident were three passengers, it remains unknown if they were among the eight taken to the hospital.
  • This is the second consecutive day that a Houston metro bus has been involved in a traffic accident.

Statistics on Bus Accidents

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation:

  • In 2009, 254 people were killed in bus accidents.
  • In 2009, 20,000 people were injured in bus accidents.
  • In 2010, 278 deaths were attributed bus accidents.
  • In 2010, 27,000 people were injured in bus accidents.
  • In 2011, there were 283 people killed in bus accidents.
  • In 2011, 24,000 people were injured in bus accidents.
Contact an Experienced Bus Accident Attorney

Thomas J. Henry have handled a multitude of commercial vehicle accidents over the past two decades and continue to handle many of the largest 18-wheeler accident cases throughout the United States. Whether the company is small or large, our success is not an accident; it is because we understand how trucking companies operate. We represent clients/victims all over the country.

Thomas J. Henry are available to respond to truck and bus accidents at any hour, day or night. Our lawyers understand that the immediate acquisition, or acquiring, of evidence is paramount to understanding how the accident occurred. Remember, your choice does matter. Contact our offices – we are available 24/7, nights and weekends.

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