Pages On: Bus Accidents
Buses are typically very safe methods of transport, despite their size and a lack of available seatbelts. But when accidents do happen, they can be very dangerous for passengers, especially those standing.
Posted: 27 May 2015
Posted in: Bus Accidents, Public Transport Accidents, Road Traffic Accidents, Spine & Back Injuries
A mother-of-three is taking legal action against the bus company Arriva after injuries left her housebound. 47-year-old Anne-Marie Lee boarded an Arriva bus on 25 February when it suddenly jolted before she was able to sit down. She suffered a serious fall which left her with life-changing injuries. Ms Lee was immediately taken to Whiston hospital after the incident, where x-rays found a compressed fracture in one of her vertebrae. Three months after the accident happened, Ms Lee remains in a back brace, unable to move and in a great…Read More
Posted: 31 July 2014
Posted in: Bus Accidents, Leg Injuries, Neck Injuries, Public Transport Accidents, Road Traffic Accidents, School Accidents
The families of multiple schoolchildren injured in a bus crash in County Durham last month have launched legal action for their extensive injuries. The crash happened on the 3rd of June between one double-decker bus, operated by Go North-East, and a single-decker bus run by Stanley Travel in Shield Row Lane, near the junction of the A693. Both of the drivers and 28 schoolchildren were taken to a nearby hospital by 13 ambulances. Both of the buses had been taking schoolchildren to their schools when the crash happened: one to Tanfield School…Read More