Oakland Bus Accident On Interstate 580 Bay Bridge Left Multiple People Injured
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (September 12, 2019) – A transit bus was involved in a an accident on the Interstate 580 approach to the Bay Bridge.
Multiple lanes of traffic were blocked as a result of the accident. None of the victims are believed to have sustained life-threatening injuries.
An investigation into the Oakland bus accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Bus Accidents
Buses are considered common carriers under the law and are held to a very high standard in terms of safety. According to the Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions, “Common carriers must carry passengers [or property] safely. Common carriers must use the highest care and the vigilance of a very cautious person. They must do all that human care, vigilance, and foresight reasonably can do under the circumstances to avoid harm to passengers[or property].” Any person that is injured in a bus accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Bus Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a bus accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.