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14 Sent to Hospital After Missouri Bus Crashes into Car

More than a dozen people were sent the hospital after a Kansas City bus crashed into a car at an intersection on Friday.

Details of the Kansas City Bus Crash

According to KCTV 5, the crash occurred at the intersection of E. 25th and Charlotte Street at around 11:30 am. Early reports indicate the bus broadsided a Ford Fusion, though it is unclear who had the right of way.

At least 11 ambulances were ordered to the scene, and 14 people were sent to the hospital.

Among those in the Fusion were a 2-year-old and a woman; fortunately, neither was believed to be injured in the collision.

At least one person, a 50-year-old man, was seriously injured and was rushed into surgery around 12:30 pm.

Bus Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation:

  • There were 4,311 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes in 2015, which was an 8 percent increase from the previous year.
  • From 2005 to 2015, intercity buses accounted for 13 percent, and school buses and transit buses accounted for 41 percent and 33 percent, respectively, for all buses involved in crashes that were fatal.
  • Between 2014 and 2015, the number of buses involved in crashes that caused fatalities increased from 236 to 261, which is an increase of 11 percent.

Contact an Experienced Bus Accident Attorney

If you or your child have been injured in a bus accident, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our team of experienced bus accident attorneys are available to evaluate your claim 24/7, nights and weekends. Thomas J. Henry has the financial resources and the track record of winning that you need in a law firm. Contact us today for a free case review. Our firm has offices in Corpus ChristiSan Antonio, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide.



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