Pittsburgh, PA – Ten Injured in Bus Accident Near University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA (November 9, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a bus accident that took place on a roadway in Pittsburgh on the morning of Wednesday, November 9.
According to Pittsburgh officials, the accident happened around 11 a.m. near the University of Pittsburgh campus. Police confirmed that a PRT bus was traveling in the area when the driver collided with a Jeep due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles sustained front-end damage as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. A total of ten people sustained injuries in the accident, including both drivers and several passengers. The bus driver sustained a knee injury and the driver of the Jeep sustained injuries to their neck and back, as well as a concussion. Their conditions at this time are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
The investigation into the accident remains ongoing. Police will update with new information as it is available.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt in this accident.
Bus Accidents in Pennsylvania
Commercial buses are a necessity on our roads, taking passengers from one place to another. These large vehicles are known as common carriers, which means that they are supposed to carry passengers from one place to another for a fee. It also means that bus drivers are expected to operate their vehicles in a safe manner that protects passengers from any harm. In one recent year’s time in Pennsylvania, it is estimated that approximately 458 people were injured in bus-related crashes throughout the state. If you have been hurt in a bus crash, speaking with an attorney can help you get back on your feet.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a bus crash on their own. This, however, is a reality that more and more people are experiencing each year in Pennsylvania. You may have sustained serious injuries in your bus accident, which could include any of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
These injuries are sometimes incredibly severe, leading you into a challenging position as you attempt to get back on your feet. This is why you should be prepared to speak with a Pittsburgh personal injury attorney that you can trust.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have been hurt in a life-altering bus collision. The truth is, these accidents are capable of causing lasting harm that could affect you for years to come. Our attorneys are dedicated to every aspect of your claim and compassionate about helping you achieve the compensation you deserve. You should never forget that you have help on your side every step of the way after a bus collision. Please do not hesitate to contact a bus accident attorney in Pittsburgh at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you move forward.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.