University Bus Accident in USC Leaves 18 People Injured [Los Angeles, CA]

Los Angeles, CA (APR. 30, 2024)- A serious collision involving a Metro E Line train and a USC Transportation bus in the Exposition Park area resulted in the hospitalization of 18 people, with three dozen others receiving minor injury treatment on site.

The incident occurred just before noon in the 900 block of West Exposition Boulevard, adjacent to the USC campus, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

University Bus Accident in USC Leaves 18 People Injured
The 900 block of West Exposition Boulevard, adjacent to the USC campus, where a collision involving a Metro E Line train and a USC Transportation bus in the Exposition Park area resulted in the hospitalization of 18 people

 

Two individuals, believed to have been passengers on the bus, were transported to hospitals in serious condition. Meanwhile, 16 other patients were taken to hospitals in fair condition, and 37 others were treated and released at the scene. Fortunately, there were no children among the injured, as confirmed by fire officials.

An LAFD spokesperson noted that more than 150 passengers were on the train when the accident occurred. Emergency response teams set up a triage area to assess the various injured parties.

As a precaution, the Expo Park/USC Station along the E Line was temporarily closed for the duration of the investigation. Metro arranged for bus shuttles to transport passengers between the Jefferson/USC and Expo/Vermont stations.

Exposition Boulevard was also closed while authorities conducted their investigation. This incident emphasizes the need for safety and accountability in public transportation.

Victims of the university bus accident in USC may be entitled to various forms of compensation, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. By enlisting the services of expert attorneys from Crockett Law Group, victims can benefit from experienced legal representation that will work diligently to secure fair compensation.

Our attorneys specialize in car accident and personal injury claims, providing comprehensive legal support for clients. They can thoroughly investigate the incident, gather evidence, and advocate on behalf of victims in negotiations with insurance companies and, if necessary, in court.

Moreover, our attorneys understand the emotional and financial impact of such incidents on victims and their families. They offer compassionate guidance and personalized service, striving to achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients. With their legal expertise, victims can navigate the complexities of the legal system with confidence and work towards a path of recovery and justice.

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Source: MyNewsLA

A Map showing the 900 block of West Exposition Boulevard, adjacent to the USC campus, where a collision involving a Metro E Line train and a USC Transportation bus in the Exposition Park area resulted in the hospitalization of 18 people

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