Multiple People Injured In New Lebanon Bus Accident With Semi-Truck On Interstate 90
NEW LEBANON, NEW YORK (December 4, 2019) – Multiple people were injured in a bus accident that involved a semi-truck on Interstate 90.
New York State Police are saying that the accident took place around 7:00 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the bus and tractor trailer collided.
There were 30 people on-board the bus at the time of the collision. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help all of the victims.
An investigation into the cause of the car accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In New Lebanon Bus Accidents
Bus companies are considered common carriers under the law and are held to a very high standard in terms of safety. A number of accidents occur during times of inclement weather. Bus drivers must slow down dramatically if that’s what conditions call for. In many situations, it may simply be safer to cancel or postpone a bus route if conditions are bad enough.
Any person that is injured in a bus accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A bus accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a bus accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at 212-471-5106.