Elizabeth, NJ (February 14, 2023) – A total of ten people were hurt after an NJ TRANSIT bus crashed into a cement truck in the Elizabeth area on Tuesday morning, February 14.
The collision was reported on the New Jersey Turnpike near Exit 13 early that morning at around 7:35 a.m. The bus was reportedly traveling to Port Authority in New York at the time of the incident. The driver and nine passengers on board the bus were hurt and taken to a local hospital for treatment. The remaining 23 passengers were picked up by another bus and continued their journey.
No further updates have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Public Transportation Accidents in New Jersey
The main bus company serving the citizens of New Jersey is NJ TRANSIT. In 2019, the business reported 263 bus incidents. However, there are 871 bus routes and around 2,500 buses in all. When you or a loved one is hurt in a crash on a city bus, there are many parties who may be held liable, and you need an attorney to determine who will compensate for your injuries and other damages.
Bus accidents can occur at any time and have a terrible impact on the lives of victims. Passengers entrust the driver, firm, and other responsible parties to securely take them from one area to another, whether they are a youngster riding a school bus or an adult using city transportation. The very last thing that passengers anticipate is getting into a bus accident. Unfortunately, accidents can and do happen, and you need to be ready when they do.
Bus accidents can have serious repercussions for all parties involved, even those who are not directly at fault. Many injured travelers endure severe physical and financial hardships. Passengers and their families may suffer a great deal as a result of bus accidents. You may not know who to hold accountable for your injuries.
Your probability of succeeding in your personal injury case will be significantly increased if you have an Elizabeth public transportation accident lawyer on your side. The personal injury lawyers at Spear Greenfield will do everything in their power to make sure you get the support in terms of money and medical care that you need to make a full recovery. With the aid of an accomplished attorney, your personal injury claim can be submitted, moving you one step closer to recovery. Call (215) 600-0681 as soon as possible to get a free legal consultation with one of our attorneys.
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