Claims for an injury from a car accident while in a double-decker bus should obtain an Injury solicitor in Welwyn Hatfield
The local district of Welwyn Hatfield is found in the Hertfordshire county in England and it covers several towns including Garden City and Hatfield. The district was was the location of a road accident that involved a double-decker bus that was carrying a number of schoolchildren colliding with a Vauxhall Corsa. It was reported that the accident occurred on St Albans Road between the areas of High Barnet and South Mimms and the bus was a 613 route UNO bus service that was travelling to Hatfield Business Park.
In total, 45 people were taken to the local hospital to be treated with 8 people needing an ambulance service to take them to Barnet Hospital located on Wellhouse Lane and Lister Hospital found in Stevenage. It is suspected that these injuries involved neck and head injuries. The 37 other passengers received mild injuries and were taken to the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital according to the East of England Ambulance Service.
The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa was a woman who is 40 years old and she was injured as well. The Hertfordshire Constabulary has said that they have arrested a man who is suspected to have caused the accident by dangerous driving. Police have said that the road will need to be closed for several hours to allow emergency services to deal with the crash scene and that motorists should avoid travelling on the road as there will be major disruptions.
The bus company that was involved in the crash, UNO, is owned by the University of Hertfordshire and a spokeswoman for the university has said that they have been supporting the students who were injured and members of the community, along with their families. MP for Chipping Barnet stated to the media that the efforts of emergency services to get to the crash site quickly helped to make sure the accident did not have more serious repercussions.
If you are injured in a car accident while in a double-decker bus then you may make a claim with Accident Advice Helpline and an Injury solicitor in Welwyn Hatfield.
An Injury solicitor in Welwyn Hatfield can be obtained by making a claim for an injury
You can speak to an injury solicitor in Welwyn Hatfield by calling us on 0800 689 0500 for free from your land line, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
You can even get us to call you by texting ‘Claim365’ to 88010.
Date Published: 3rd January 2015
Author: David Brown
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