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9 Injured in Bolingbrook Bus Crash


 

Nine people were injured Monday evening after a Pace bus collided with a car in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

Details of the Bolingbrook Bus Crash

According to WGN 9, the crash occurred at the intersection of Boughton Road and Winston Drive. After the initial impact, the bus left the roadway and crashed into a tree. The bus driver had to be extricated from the wreckage.

The bus driver suffered leg injuries and was transported to an area hospital. Eight bus passengers were also transported to the hospital with injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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, of 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, Austin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide.

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