Bus Accident in Dallas on North Texas Tollway Results in Injuries
A bus accident in Dallas on the North Texas Tollway left several people injured when the driver of the bus slammed into the back of the vehicle in front of it, causing a chain reaction accident on Thursday, officials said.
One of the victims injured in the bus accident in Dallas was identified as 28-year-old Jose Sepulveda, a resident of Dallas, who was traveling on the Tollway in his Nissan when he was struck by the bus near I-35.
Officials said Sepulveda endured a broken hip, broken arm, broken leg and 11 broken ribs as a result of the bus accident in Dallas. He was transported to Parkland Hospital for the treatment of the injuries he experienced.
The driver of the bus was identified as Willie Grant, who, police said in their report, “failed to control his speed” and was driving distracted.
Other victims injured in the bus collision involving several other vehicles, were not yet identified by police.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the Dallas bus accident and their loved ones.
Bus accidents can often involve several different factors, some of which can make them particularly dangerous to those involved. Buses, like the DART van, require particular attention by drivers because of the size and impact they can have is driven while distracted. In addition, many such buses carry passengers who could have also been seriously injured in a similar accident.
Drug use, inadequate training and distraction are just some of the problems that plague bus drivers and driver of other commercial vehicles, making careful hiring practices, training and procedures vital to protecting passengers and occupants in surrounding vehicles.
If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a bus accident caused by the negligence of another driver or bus driver, call our bus accident lawyers in Waco, Austin, San Antonio and statewide Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our bus accident attorneys online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our bus crash law firm in Texas for a free consultation today.
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