Pittsburgh, PA – Two Injured in Bus Accident on S 18th St

Pittsburgh, PA – Two Injured in Bus Accident on S 18th St

Pittsburgh, PA (November 27, 2021) – Around 10 a.m. on Friday morning, November 26, a bus accident with injuries occurred in Pittsburgh.

According to Pittsburgh Police, the accident happened on South 18th Street and Edwards Way. Two vehicles were coming down over the hill on a blind spot at high speeds. One of the vehicles crossed the center line, causing it to collide forcefully with the other vehicle. A bus was headed in the opposite direction and one of the vehicles slid into the side of the bus. A Nissan Maxima in the roadway went on top of a Ford Bronco and rolled over onto its roof.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A man and woman inside the flipped Maxima sustained injuries in the accident. They were hospitalized, though they are expected to be okay.

Police confirmed that there were several passengers on the bus at the time but none of them were injured.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.

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

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Bus Accidents in Pennsylvania 

11/27 Pittsburgh, PA – Two Injured in Bus Accident on S 18th St Bus accidents are not as common as other accidents on Pennsylvania roads. However, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic results. This is due to the fact that buses are some of the largest vehicles on our roads. Buses are considered to be common carriers. This means that they are supposed 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. If you have been hurt in a bus crash, you have a wide array of options moving forward. It is important that you speak with a skilled attorney in your time of need.

The aftermath of a bus accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. You may be left with a wide array of questions after a bus crash that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company involved in your claim for the first time? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Pittsburgh personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Pittsburgh Bus Accident Attorneys

If you have been hurt in a bus accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling helpless and alone. This is why our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you move forward after a bus accident. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Pittsburgh at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you.

Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately.  We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.

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.