A commercial bus carrying dozens of casino and retail workers crashed on Interstate 15 Sunday night injuring many of the riders. Dozens were injured in the bus accident, and four were in critical condition after the bus hit a guard rail, stopping on the medium of the freeway.
The bottom of the bus was ripped apart during the accident, Highway Patrol officer Kevin Hornea explained. The cause of the bus accident is being investigated.
Emergency respondents transferred nearly 30 victims to area hospitals, with the critical condition victims being shuttled to the University Medical Center trauma unit. Only four of the bus passengers escaped uninjured, and the bus driver is said to be on of the people in critical condition.
Bus accidents and other commercial passenger vehicles, such as taxis and limos, are frequent accident vehicles in Southern Nevada, including Las Vegas, Primm, Pahrump, Mesquite and Stateline. If you have been injured from a bus, taxi or limousine accident, contact attorneys that specialize in commercial vehicle accident injury law. Contact the law offices of Benson & Bingham.