Newark, NJ – Over a Dozen People Injured in Shuttle Bus Crash at AirportNew Jersey Legal News
Newark, NJ (May 3, 2019) – Early this morning, police reported that over a dozen people were injured in a shuttle bus crash that took place at the Newark Liberty International Airport. An airport employee crashed the bus into a concrete divider, according to police.
For several hours, traffic was backed up in the area while police worked at the scene. The bus was badly damaged. Multiple people were injured in the crash, but police said that all are expected to recover.
The shuttle bus had allegedly been approaching the terminal around 5:30 a.m. when the driver lost control and struck the barrier for reasons that are still under investigation. It was also confirmed that no flights were delayed.
The investigation continues at this time.
We would like to extend our warmest thoughts to those involved in this crash.
Bus Accidents in New Jersey
Bus accidents do not happen as commonly as other motor vehicle accidents. Some may believe that this happens due to the fact that bus drivers are known to be some of the safest, as they are trained to have regard to safety standards across New Jersey and drivers are held to a high legal standard because they are known as “common carriers.” As such, if you have been injured in a New Jersey bus accident, you may have rights to compensation for your losses.
Regardless of how your bus accident occurred, if you believe that another party is negligent in your accident case, you have many rights to reimbursement under the law and can get started on making your claim for the compensation you deserve. Some of the aspects you might be able to recover are lost wages, medical bills, emotional suffering, and more. Please contact us at Brady, Brady & Reilly to find out what we can do to assist you at (201) 997-0030.
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