At Least Three Killed in Tragic Local Accident
Earlier this week, dozens of passengers aboard a 45-50-passenger charter bus were injured in an accident involving another passenger vehicle. At least three people have been killed, with other injured persons still being treated at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
The victims and the families involved in this crash deserve to be swiftly and fully compensated for the trauma they have endured. At Freeburn Law, we fight for our clients. We work hard to ensure that injured parties receive the maximum compensation based on the circumstances of their case.
Details of the Accident
It has been reported that the crash happened just before midnight, on Interstate 81 southbound at mile marker 74 in Lower Paxton Township (Source: PennLive.com). The accident happened between a passenger vehicle and a charter bus carrying 45-50 people.
Allegedly, the bus flipped on its side, resting on the right berm, leaving the passengers with a slough of injuries, ranging from minor to fatal. As of 5:25 a.m., three passengers have been confirmed deceased.
What to Do If You Are Injured in a Bus Accident
Being in a bus accident can be a terrifying, traumatic experience. When you put your faith in the bus driver, you expect to arrive at your destination safe and sound. When that does not happen, you might be entitled to compensation.
First, you need to get medical help. Waiting to be seen by a doctor can directly impact your case. Even if your injuries seem minor at the moment, they could have lasting consequences. Next, you need to contact an experienced bus accident lawyer. A lawyer can help you understand your rights and get the damages you deserve if you are injured.
Seeking Legal Help
The bus injury attorneys at Freeburn Law have many years of experience protecting the rights of those injured in bus accidents. When you or someone you love has been injured in a bus accident, contact our office at (717) 929-8425 to schedule a free consultation.