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Seven Hospitalized for Injuries in Accident Involving Bus

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

Seven people were injured and sent to the hospital in a collision involving a car and a bus.

Details about the Accident Involving the Bus

The New York Daily News is reporting that seven people were injured after a bus and a car were engulfed in flames following a collision in the Los Angeles area.

Cellphone video of the aftermath shows the flames covering the bus and car after the accident that injured seven people on Monday evening.

According to police, witnesses of the accident have stated that three or four people were seen in the burning vehicle. Two police officers and a bystander were able to work together to pull the victims from the vehicle before firefighters and paramedics arrived at the scene of the accident.

Two of the people who were injured in the accident are currently in critical condition, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Witnesses at the scene of the accident say that speed may have been one of the causes of the crash, however an investigation remains ongoing.

Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are tens of thousands of wrongful deaths every year in the United States that can be attributed to motor vehicle accidents:

  • There were a total of 32,675 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States in 2014.
  • Another 2.3 million people were injured in non-fatal traffic accidents in 2014.
  • There were a total of 6.1 million police-reported accidents in 2014.


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