Atlantic City, NJ – Seven Injured in Transit Bus Crash on Atlantic City ExpyNY/NJ Legal News
Atlantic City, NJ (February 08, 2022) – Police were called to investigate a crash involving a New Jersey Transit bus on the Atlantic City Expressway on Tuesday, February 8th.
The accident took place at about 4:00 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the Expressway at the exit ramp leading to Route 54 in Hamilton Township near Hammonton and involved a Route 551 bus operating from Atlantic City to Philadelphia.
According to sources, the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and crashed into a wooded area.
One driver and nine passengers were on board the bus at the time, some of whom were trapped. Rescue crews were able to safely extricate everyone from the bus.
Seven victims sustained injuries believed to be non-critical and were transported to a local hospital.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Crash Injuries in New Jersey
Accident victims commonly sustain devastating injuries, like burns, traumatic brain injuries, fractured bones, internal bleeding, and amputations. These injuries can force victims and their families to endure multiple hardships, such as economic and emotional stress.
Car accidents can also be fatal. Several thousand drivers are killed every year in fatal car accidents in addition to the millions who are injured. New Jersey has one of the highest rates of deadly vehicle collisions in the nation.
Our New Jersey car accident attorneys have decades of experience helping victims who have been severely injured or killed in New Jersey car accidents. Skilled personal injury lawyers understand the long-term effects that injured parties and their families face after a car accident.
Atlantic City Personal Injury Attorneys
Over the years, Metro Law’s team of responsive and knowledgeable personal injury attorneys in Atlantic City have helped thousands of claimants get the justice and compensation they deserve for their legal claims. Our team has fought aggressively on behalf of accident victims to ensure their legal rights are protected after being harmed in preventable collisions throughout the state.
Following a serious car accident, victims are hospitalized for several weeks or even months to tend to their injuries. The mental, physical, and financial consequences of collisions are always cumulative. Victims and their families are often forced to suffer through the overwhelming impacts of preventable accidents.
When people sustain injuries in crashes, due to the reckless actions of other drivers, they should contact a car accident attorney in Atlantic City as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Our team works diligently to help victims hold those at fault accountable and collect the maximum amount of compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages resulting from their accidents. If you were injured in a collision, through no fault of your own, contact our car accident lawyers in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you.
Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.