For many Cary area residents, taking the bus is a preferred mode of transportation. Bus travel can be efficient and economical. It can also be a great way for people to get to their destination who don’t drive or who don’t want to drive. Most of the time, taking the bus is a safe way to travel, but occasionally a serious bus accident can occur.
A woman died in a bus accident that recently occurred in North Carolina. The bus was exiting I-77 when it struck a concrete barrier divider in Charlotte after the driver lost control of the bus. The bus then caught fire. One woman died at the scene.
Thousands of people in North Carolina rely on bus transportation. Whether they take the bus to school, their jobs, to visit family, or any other reason, but transportation is important. Buses can have an accident just like any other vehicle on the road. The accident can be caused by driver negligence, carelessness, maintenance problems, etc. If a family has been affected by a bus accident, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in bus accidents.
Buses are considered a common carrier and have a duty to care for their passengers and keep them safe. When a bus accident occurs, families want to know what happened and who is at fault. An attorney will thoroughly investigate the accident and help the family get the answers they deserve. They can help the family seek the full compensation they deserve including compensation for medical expenses, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages.
A bus accident can be a serious and unexpected event. It is important for victims to hold the negligent party responsible so that they don’t harm anyone else.