Tag Archives: Bus Accident

Law Offices of Samer Habbas Helping the Injured Victims of the Tulare Tour Bus Accident Obtain Compensation

Buses are used as a main source of transportation for many Americans, whether it is to get to work, to go shopping, or to go on vacation. Buses are also routinely used by travel companies to take individuals on tours. Although buses are generally considered a safe means of travel, accidents do happen. And when accidents happen, the injuries can be serious. Case in point is the bus accident...
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2 Devastating Tour Bus Crashes Miles Away From Each Other

Tour buses are a big part of California’s economy. Unfortunately, they have also become a hot bed for accidents, most of which result in serious injuries and even fatalities for the passengers. While the massive size of a bus some provides a certain level of safety for its passengers, it does not make it foolproof. When a tour bus gets into an accident, the passengers, who are often not...
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Los Angeles Blue Line Train Hits Bus

On August 27, 2012, about 48 people were injured when a Metro Blue line train and a bus collided near downtown Los Angeles. The train accident occurred at about 7 a.m. as the train was traveling south on the 1900 block of San Pedro Street at Washington Boulevard. The train clipped the back of a Line 51 local bus, which goes from downtown Los Angeles to Artesia. After the...
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Greyhound Accident on L.A. Freeway Causes Injury

A Los Angeles Greyhound bus accident with a smaller vehicle produced injuries on New Year’s Eve according to a January 9 report from Southern California’s traffic accident blog. Reports indicate that a sedan crashed into the back of the Greyhound bus in a collision that injured at least one person. The accident occurred on the 5 Freeway at the 110 interchange. This busy traffic area brings many drivers into...
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O.C. Bus Officials Provide Safety Tips

When it comes to bus safety for Southern Californians, the Orange County Transportation Authority, or OCTA, is trying to educate everyone about the need for safe riding. The OCTA is responsible for the administration of the operation of buses around Orange County including parts of the Los Angeles metro area. With millions of riders on the streets every day, it’s important for bus transit departments like the OCTA to...
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Metro Bus and Truck Accident Kill L.A. Woman

In a tragic recent accident in South Los Angeles, a local woman was killed after being hit by first a truck and then a public Metro transit bus. The accident occurred in the early evening on December 18 according to new reports. Bystanders said that the driver of the truck disappeared. In sad cases like this, liability has to be established among the various different vehicles involved. Police work...
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Los Angeles Bus Accident Hurts 10

A November 13 bus accident in Los Angeles injured several passengers according to recent news reports. The accident occurred at 8:30 in the morning near the intersection of Alameda and First Street. It involved a church bus and two other vehicles. The accident, which happened in what residents call the “Little Tokyo” section of L.A., resulted in serious injury to four people. Six others experienced lighter injuries. Police reported...
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Southern California Bus/SUV Accident Still Under Investigation

A recent bus accident is still under investigation by the California Highway Patrol. The bus was traveling from Los Angeles to Sacramento when it struck an overturned SUV on Highway 99. Toxicology reports later determined that the driver of the SUV had been driving while under the influence of alcohol. The accident took the lives of six people, three women in the SUV and three bus passengers. Other bus...
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Man Struck and Severely Injured in California Bus Accident

A transit bus in Marina struck and severely injured a 51-year-old man who just survived an SUV rollover accident and was standing next to his overturned vehicle. A California Highway Patrol official said the victim went to Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula for treatment for a broken back, broken femur and multiple lacerations. The victim told police that he was driving his 1996 Toyota 4Runner northbound on Highway...
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Officials Say Fatigue May Have Been a Factor in California Bus Accident

The California Highway Patrol has investigated the California bus accident that claimed the lives of the driver and four vacationing French tourists in April 2009. The CHP issued a report about the accident recently. Accident investigators hinted that fatigue may have been a contributing factor in the accident, but had determined that the driver of the bus had made an unsafe turn that caused his bus to strike a...
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