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Three Injured in New Jersey Transit Bus Collision

Watchung, NJ A New Jersey Transit bus collided with an SUV, leaving at least three people injured. The crash happened on Route 22 near Mountain Ave around 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2022. The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

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:  

  • Vehicle blind spots  
  • Driving records  
  • The route the bus was traveling  
  • Recent maintenance history  
  • Driver accident history  
  • Vehicle accident history   
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • Timing of traffic signals  
  • 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 

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  
  • Fatigue  
  • 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.   

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

Location of Crash – Route 22 near Mountain Ave

Route 22 near Mountain Ave

 

 

 

 

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