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Bus-truck accident injures both drivers in Colorado

On Behalf of | Dec 15, 2018 | Truck Accidents |

Some of the most difficult auto accidents in Denver and across Colorado involve a truck and a bus colliding. These can lead to a significant impact with the potential for injuries and fatalities. In this type of wreck, the investigation is key. Both parties must make certain to protect their interests so they can consider a legal filing for compensation.

A crash between a truck and a school bus injured both drivers. The accident happened in the morning. The bus was being driven be a female. The truck was driven by a male. Since it was foggy and the conditions made it hard to see, law enforcement is trying to reconstruct the crash to determine how it happened. On the bus were two students. They were not hurt. It is not known how badly injured the drivers were, but they were taken to the hospital. The bus was going north at around 7:30 a.m. and the accident occurred at an intersection. It is not known what direction the semi was traveling. The truck went into a farm field following the accident. There is a traffic signal at that intersection and it is possible that one of the drivers ran a red light. The investigation is continuing.

Large vehicle crashes can cause severe injuries and death. People might find themselves with the need for a long stay in the hospital, problems returning to work, and massive medical costs. A legal filing is often necessary to accrue compensation for all that was lost. Regardless of the determination as to which party was at fault, it might be possible for both parties to pursue a legal filing. Having legal help can examine the circumstances of the case and take the necessary steps to file a claim.

A school bus collided with a semi in a crash where it is still being investigated to find out what happened and why. While the case is assessed, those who were hurt should make certain they are protected. To do that, discussing the case with a law firm that has experience in helping those injured in a bus or truck accident is the first step.



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