Two Killed in Retirement Bus Accident in Buda, Texas

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 1-May-2013

Two people were killed in an Austin auto accident involving a retirement bus and a sport utility vehicle on Tuesday afternoon, officials reported.

The two people who lost their lives as a result of the collision in Austin, identified by police as 74-year-old Joyce Wilkerson and 68-year-old William Bevill. Police said Bevill was the driver of the SUV.

According to a report published by KEYE TV, the SUV swerved into the opposite lane of traffic, colliding with the retirement bus on Jack C Hays Trail.

The retirement bus had come from the Creekside Villas Retirement Center in Buda, Texas.

As many as seven people required medical treatment as a result of injuries they endured in the Buda retirement bus crash. Some of those victims were transported to area hospitals via helicopter, authorities said. The identities of those injured in the Buda bus collision have not yet been released and an update on their conditions has not yet been provided.

Whether involving public transportation or privately owned shuttle buses, collisions involving large vehicles, commercial trucks and buses can be devastating to those involved. Serious injuries and death can result from the impact of a crash as well as the reaction of the drivers, who may attempt to avoid a collision. Whiplash, abrasions and fractures are just some of the injuries that may result from even minor bus accidents.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a bus accident, call our personal injury attorneys in Austin, Round Rock, San Antonio and statewide Texas at 800-359-5690, contact our auto accident lawyers in Travis County online or visit one of the 10 office locations for our Austin law firm for a free initial consultation today.

Our team of attorneys have access to private investigators with extensive law enforcement experience, registered nurses and quality technology right at their fingertips, allowing our clients the data and information necessary to fully understand their accident and possible personal injury claims. We care. We can help.


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