Greyhound Bus Collides With Oklahoma City Street Sweeper

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 6-Jan-2012

A collision between a Greyhound bus and a street sweeper left at least 15 people injured on Wednesday in Oklahoma City on Interstate 40.

According to reports, the driver of the Greyhound bus smashed into the street sweeper after attempting to change lanes. The driver of the bus, Texas resident, Lavanda Washington, 56, reported that she did not see the street sweeper when she was changing lanes.

Thirteen people were treated at a hospital in Oklahoma City for injuries caused by the bus accident. No one was killed in the Oklahoma City collision between the bus and street sweeper.

One passenger on the bus, identified as Winchester, Va., resident Kevin Billy, was transported to Oklahoma University Medical Center with serious head injuries.

The driver of the street sweeper was also transported to the hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries and released.

Unexpected injuries caused by traffic accidents can be a financial blow for many families, who rely on the ability to work and provide monetary support. In addition, medical bills resulting from serious injuries endured can make a tough financial situation even more difficult and stressful. Contacting an attorney can provide peace of mind in contrast with combating insurance companies and representatives alone.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a bus accident, call our auto accident attorneys in Austin, San Antonio, Killeen and statewide Texas at 888-335-7492, contact our personal injury attorneys online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our car accident lawyers in Texas for a free consultation today.

Our experienced lawyers, professional medical consultants, investigative team and caring staff will help you uncover answers to some of the lingering questions associated with your accident or the fatal accident of a loved one while seeking just compensation for your injuries and loss. We care. We can help.


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