Lubbock, TX – Seven Injured In Crash On Marsha Sharp Freeway
Lubbock, TX (June 5, 2019) – Just after noon on June 5, Lubbock Police department and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Marsha Sharp Freeway near University Avenue.
According to reports, a Citibus and a pickup truck collided along the roadway for unknown reasons. The impact of the collision forced the Citibus off the road before it crashed into a concrete barrier.
Early investigations of the incident determined that the Citibus was attempting to make a left turn at the intersection when of Marsha Sharp Freeway and University Avenue when the vehicle was struck by a pickup truck headed straight along the roadway.
Five people on the bus and two inside the pickup truck were transported to area hospitals for medical treatment. At least one person injured remains in serious condition at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
Motor Vehicle Accidents In Texas
Thousands of people rely on public transportation to get around Texas. Although these vehicles are generally safe, they can become quite dangerous when involved in motor vehicle accidents. Not only are victims at an increased risk of being injured in bus accidents, but these accidents often contain a higher number of victims.
Being injured in a motor vehicle accident can have a devastating impact on a person’s life. Over 17,500 people are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents annually across our state. These tragic incidents force victims to undergo medical treatment, stay out of work for weeks or even months, and deal with excruciating pain. When victims are injured in accidents caused by the negligent acts of others, they should contact a personal injury attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
For over twenty years, the Benton Law Firm’s car accident attorneys in Texas has helped countless victims get restitution from at-fault drivers to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages incurred from their accidents. We are dedicated to helping victims get the help they need and move forward the best way possible. If you were injured in a bus accident caused by a reckless or negligent driver, contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation.
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