DeKalb County, GA (November 13, 2018) – In DeKalb County, multiple people were involved in a MARTA bus accident on Interstate 20 that led to injuries this morning, November 13. The accident happened around 7 a.m.
Police arrived at the scene within the intersection of Flat Shoals Road. The vehicle had been exiting the highway when they crashed into the bus trying to apply his brakes. He claimed that they were not functioning properly. The driver crashed directly into the side of the MARTA bus.
11 passengers and the driver of the bus received injuries, but we do not know the extent of them at this time. The driver of the other vehicle received a citation for driving too fast for conditions and failing to obey traffic signals.
We would like to extend our sympathies to those involved in this serious accident and hope that they will be able to recover and move forward during this difficult time.
Bus Accident in Georgia
Every year, bus accidents take place across the state of Georgia, causing serious injuries and fatalities to those involved. Buses are known as common carriers, which means that passengers pay a fee to utilize these services and get from place to place. Those who drive common carriers owe a special duty of care to those who use these services and must uphold that duty to the best of their ability.
If you have been involved in an accident with a bus or as a passenger on a bus, you might have rights to compensation following your accident. Being involved in an accident with a bus might be one of the most life-changing events you will ever experience, as the injuries that stem from these accidents can sometimes be catastrophic in nature. At the Nye Law Group, we want you to know that we are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim and receiving the outcome you deserve. Call us today for more information at 912-200-5230 to find out what we can do for you.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.