Long Beach, CA – 14 Hurt in Bus Crash on South St at California Ave
Long Beach, CA (November 10, 2023) – More than a dozen people were injured as a result of an automobile collision involving a bus that took place in Long Beach during the afternoon hours on Thursday, November 9.
At around 3:15 p.m., the Long Beach Police Department responded to a crash that occurred on South Street.
According to reports, a Dodge charger blew through a stop sign at the intersection of South Street and California Avenue during the afternoon hours. As the vehicle proceeded forward, it broadsided a bus that was traveling through the intersection.
The impact of the crash sent the charger barreling into the side of a building, causing significant damage. Both parties suffered injuries as a result of the accident.
Two people had to be extricated by firefighters from the sedan. Twelve people on the bus were injured. All of the victims were rendered aid at the scene. Nine of the injured victims were transported by ambulance to local hospitals.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope all of the victims recover quickly following this accident.
Bus Accidents in California
There are several acts of negligence that contribute to the high number of automobile accidents that are reported every year in California. Some of the leading factors include:
- Running red lights
- Driving while fatigued
- Inexperienced drivers
- Mechanical failures
- Traveling through stop signs
- Distracted driving
Unfortunately, these and other acts of negligence continue to cause severe accidents that leave victims with injuries that change their lives forever. Common injuries that are reported in automobile collisions across California include:
- Chest injuries
- Abdominal injuries
- Contusions (bruises)
- Spinal cord injuries
- Lacerations (cuts)
- Head injuries
After being harmed in an automobile accident, victims have the ability to file personal injury lawsuits. A personal injury claim can help you recover compensation for the damages and losses that you face as a result of your crash. This can include recovering compensation for:
- Scarring and disfigurements
- Medical expenses
- Loss of wages
- Long-term treatment costs
- Pain and suffering
To provide yourself with the best chance of getting the maximum possible compensation, it is recommended that you seek legal representation from a Long Beach car accident lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to help you secure the maximum possible compensation so you are better positioned to cover the losses and damages you face due to your accident.
At the Law Offices of John C. Ye, we are dedicated to providing our clients with justice and fighting for their rights after being injured by negligent motorists. Our experienced team has a proven track record of success in negotiating and litigating against insurance companies, ensuring that our clients receive the financial compensation they deserve. We understand how overwhelming and stressful legal battles can be, especially when dealing with medical expenses after an accident. That's why we take on the burden so you can focus on healing and moving forward. If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, don't hesitate to contact our Southern California personal injury law firm at 866-771-9467 for a free initial consultation. Let us help you find closure and justice for your case today.
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Disclaimer: This post is intended to be informational and is not a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, please get medical attention right away. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual scene of this accident.
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