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One Dead and Over 13 Injured in NJ Transit Bus Accident

Absecon, NJ – A collision between a New Jersey Transit Bus and another vehicle happened Thursday, June 16, 2022, around 5:30 p.m. near South Shore Road and Ohio Avenue. 

According to police, 48-year-old John Barker was driving a 2006 Mercedes sedan when he collided with a bus traveling from Atlantic City to Lindenwood. Barker was killed in the crash. The bus driver and 12 passengers were taken to the hospital. Police believe speed played a factor in the crash. 

Bus Accidents 

On average, there are over 60,000 bus accidents each year. In this bus accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. This includes reviewing:  

  • Driver accident history  
  • Vehicle accident history   
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • Inspection of intersection  
  • Police accident report  
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol  
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • Accident history at the intersection  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  

Bus Accident Attorneys 

If you have been injured in a bus accident because of someone else’s negligence, call The Barnes Firm today. Our trusted and experienced bus accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in bus accidents get the best result possible. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash: South Shore Road and Ohio Avenue

South Shore Road and Ohio Avenue

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