Greyhound Bus Accident Reported in Visalia, CA
Twenty-four people were left with injuries following a Greyhound bus crash in Visalia on Wednesday.
The incident occurred around 3:15 a.m. on Highway 99 on August 3rd.
Per CHP, the driver went into the right shoulder then struck a fence, ending up in a parking lot.
24 of the 34 passengers were hurt and two of them suffered severe injuries.
Neither drugs or alcohol were believed to have factored into the accident.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.