December 14, 2022

San Bernardino, CA – One Dead, Multiple Hurt in Bus Crash on 15 Freeway


San Bernardino, CA - One Dead, Multiple Hurt in Bus Crash on 15 Freeway

San Bernardino, CA (December 14, 2022) – One person was killed, and multiple others were hurt in a bus accident that occurred in San Bernardino on Tuesday, December 13th. The accident took place around 11:30 p.m. on the 15 Freeway near mile marker 126.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, a bus was traveling on the freeway when it overturned. Several passengers were ejected onto the roadway. When crews arrived, they declared one person dead at the scene. A total of 11 other people were hurt in the accident. Three of the victims were critically injured, while the other injuries were reported to be moderate or minor in nature. There were no other vehicles involved. All of the victims were transported to local hospitals by air or ground. The victims have not been identified at this time. The cause of the accident remains under investigation, and there is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed.

There is no further information available.

We would like to extend our thoughts and best wishes to those who were affected by this San Bernardino bus accident. We hope that the injured victims make a full recovery.

San Bernardino Injury Accidents

According to statistics from government authorities, more than 16,000 people tragically lost their lives in San Bernardino traffic accidents in 2019. This number represented a 6{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} increase from the year before and more than a 35{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} increase since the year 2010. The cause of the increased number of fatal crashes cannot be attributed to a single issue, but most accidents are caused by negligent drivers. Speeding and careless driving are among the most common causes of major accidents on our state’s roadways. These accidents sadly affect innocent motorists on a daily basis.

If you or a family member have been affected by a crash on our roadways, it is important to have an understanding of your legal rights. Under California law, car accident victims can recover a variety of damages. If your loved one was tragically killed in the accident, you may also be entitled to file a wrongful death claim on their behalf. Before taking any action, you should sit down with an experienced lawyer to review all of your legal options.

Here at Madison Law Group, our San Bernardino personal injury lawyers understand the importance of effective representation. We know what you are going through during this difficult time, and we are here to help. We will fight for the compensation that you need and deserve, and we will stand up for your legal rights against the insurance company and the negligent driver.

Our team stands ready to assist you at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will review the details of your case and help you to make the best decision for your future. To schedule a time to talk with a San Bernardino personal injury lawyer, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.

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