Pittsburgh, PA – Bus Crash During Funeral Procession on Frankstown Ave

Pittsburgh, PA – Bus Crash During Funeral Procession on Frankstown Ave

Pittsburgh, PA (June 4, 2021) – On Thursday afternoon, June 3, a bus crash with injuries occurred on a roadway in Pittsburgh.

According to officials, the accident happened on Frankstown Avenue when a sedan and a Port Authority bus collided with each other. Police confirmed that the sedan was part of a funeral procession but have not said what led up to the accident. Photographs taken at the scene showed a black sedan with a shattered window with one of its mirrors on the ground next to it.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. Two people were trapped inside the sedan and had to be extricated by fire crews. Only one of those victims was transported to the hospital, though their condition is not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Bus Accidents in Pennsylvania 

6/4 Pittsburgh, PA – Bus Crash During Funeral Procession on Frankstown Ave Buses are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing some of the most severe accidents that lead to catastrophic harm. Buses are known for being common carriers, which means that they are expected to take passengers from one place to another for a fee. It also means that bus drivers are expected to keep passengers safe from harm to the best of their ability. If you have been hurt in a bus crash, you should be prepared to seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.

Nobody ever expects to become injured in a Pennsylvania bus crash but this is the reality that far too many victims experience every year. Though many of these accidents are minor fender-benders, some lead to extensive harm to those involved. It can be difficult to get back on your feet after an accident. Because of this, you should have an attorney on your side who can help you with every aspect of your claim, especially because these cases can be complex in nature. You should always be prepared to speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney as soon as possible. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in bus accidents at www.law-pa.com.

Our dedicated attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those injured in bus crashes over the years. We understand how challenging it can be to move forward after an accident and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for the help you deserve.

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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.