New York, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2014
Four people were injured this morning when a tire flew off of a Lexus driving on Route 17 around 7:30 this morning NBC News reported. (Flying Tire Crashes Through Bus Windshield on New Jersey Highway, 4 Hurt, May 5, 2014). Authorities are saying that morning the tire crashed through the window of a bus of commuters from Kingston, N.Y. and ended up injuring four people.
According to one of the passengers, the tire flew through the window, hit the bus driver, bounced off the ceiling, and then hit four more passengers, NBC News reported. A 49-year-old man who had been sitting directly behind the bus driver reportedly suffered a severe head injury and was listed in critical condition. Other injuries were reported as minor. The driver of the Lexus, police say, is not expected to be charged.
“This appears to be a fluke accident and thankfully the bus driver was able to pull to safety despite being hit by the tire,” said Adnan Munawar, Partner at Munawar & Andrews-Santillo LLP. “Of course, our thoughts are with the passenger who was seriously injured and we hope he has a speedy recovery. Bus accidents can be horrifying because so many people are involved and especially on a highway, the results can be devastating.”
“For the passengers who suffered injuries, they should know that they do have rights and should not feel like they are alone or helpless. Accidents can be traumatizing and knowing what to do if you are a victim can be the difference between receiving the compensation you need and deserve and being stuck with the bill to pay yourself. Filing a claim is a complicated process, particularly if a municipality is involved, and hiring the right attorney will insure that your claim is handled properly and give you the peace of mind of knowing you have the best chance of receiving the maximum possible compensation. Consulting with a personal injury attorney is free and you only ever pay if you win, so you can call today at no cost to you.”
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury, medical condition, or worse, as a result of a bus accident in New York, you should contact a New York Bus Accident lawyer today to receive information about the your rights under the law and how to pursue claims for the compensation you deserve.
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