- November 14, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Sixteen People Injured in Hockey Team Bus Crash
Warsaw, IN – An accident between a school bus and a semitrailer occurred on Saturday, November 12, 2022, around 8 p.m. The accident occurred on U.S. 30 in Warsaw Indiana.
According to reports, the school was carrying a high school hockey team from St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago. The semitrailer was reported to be swerving and driving at excessive speeds when it struck the bus, causing the bus to fall onto its side. The semitrailer driver failed field sobriety tests. Sixteen people were injured in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.
Unfortunately, there are over 60,000 bus accidents each year. In this accident, the parents of the injured children should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. This includes reviewing:
- Vehicle blind spots
- Driving records
- The route the truck was traveling
- Copy of driver’s attentiveness system report
- Recent maintenance history
- Driver accident history
- Vehicle accident history
- Video from the truck
- Video from the bus
- Inspection of roadway conditions
- Police accident report
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Where the truck driver was drinking
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Accident history on this roadway
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
Bus Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in bus accidents and have found that some common causes include:
- Inexperienced drivers
- Distracted driving
- Speeding or reckless driving
- Congested roads
- Inadequate vehicle maintenance
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.
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