images
314.400.0000
Injured? Call for a Free Consultation

Megabus Crash In Litchfield Il

A double-decker Megabus ran into an overpass support beam on Interstate 55 in Litchfield, Illinois on Thursday. At least one person has died and three dozen have been seriously injured. The bus was traveling between Chicago and Kansas City. megabus crash

Thirty-eight people were taken to local hospitals for their injuries. Rescue teams had to use ladders to reach the victims trapped in the bus.

Amanda Byers, a Megabus spokesperson said the bus was at full capacity, carrying a total of 81 passengers. She reported that they do not know the cause of the crash, though she had heard reports that the accident may have been caused by a blown tire.

This accident follows several others in a string of bus crashes lately, which has raised the question if tougher regulations are needed in the busing industry.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that Megabus fared better than the national average in safety rankings in 2011. Megabus had three accidents in 2011, and one person was killed in one of the accidents.

The National Highway Safety Transportation Board said that is would work with local authorities “to determine if there were safety implications that merit agency action.”

The NTSB has also stated that “Motorcoaches are among the safest vehicles on the road; they are rarely involved in highway accidents.” They also added that because these vehicles transport large amounts of people annually (750 million), if something goes wrong, more people are at risk of injury and death.

Free ConsultationInjured? Pay nothing until we win!

Our Results

Our Personal Injury Attorneys have proudly collected TENS OF MILLIONS of dollars in compensation for clients. Below are some of our recent personal injury case results.

$30M Sexual Assault
$14.25M Motorcyle Crash
$10.5M Fatal Wreck
$4M Product Liability
$4M Wrongful Death
$2M 18-Wheeler Wreck
$2M Wrongful Death Trucking Crash
$2M Wrongful Death Tractor Trailer
$1.7M Van Crash
$1M Truck Crash
$1M 18-Wheeler Wreck
$321K Auto Crash
$300K Motorcycle Wreck
$300K SUV Wreck
$225K Truck Crash


View All Results →

Images

What Our Clients Are Saying

"Overall, I had a great experience working with The Bradley Law Firm!! I would recommend Ryan and his team to anyone. Being involved in a car accident can be quite stressful and dealing with insurance companies can be even more stressful. Having Ryan in my corner lifted a huge burden off my shoulders and made this process much easier for me. They handled everything. Tina is great…she is awesome! She’s extremely patient and kept me informed throughout the entire process. The Bradley Law Firm team is very personable, easy to talk to, and a pleasure to work with."

J.S.

★★★★★
St Louis Personal Injury Lawyer

Our Results

Our Personal Injury Attorneys have proudly collected TENS OF MILLIONS of dollars in compensation for clients.

St Louis Personal Injury Lawyer

Our Mission

It is our mission to ensure you receive a maximum recovery for all of your damages, to the fullest extent under the law.

Images

We Maintain the Highest Possible Ratings from Professional Organizations

 

Contact the Bradley Law Firm

 

Address:
1424 Washington Ave
Suite #300
St. Louis, MO 63103

 

Phone:
314.400.0000

Our FirmPractice AreasContact UsSitemap

St. Louis Lawyer Disclaimer: The legal information offered herein by The Bradley Law Firm, is not formal legal advice, nor is it the formation of an attorney client relationship. In order for our firm to be considered your attorney there must be a signed agreement between the client and the firm. Any results set forth herein are based solely upon the circumstances of that particular case and offer no promise or guarantee upon the outcome of any other case. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation. This site is not intended to solicit clients outside the State of Missouri or Illinois. The Bradley Law Firm may co-counsel or associate with other law firms around the country at its discretion from initial intake through litigation when it deems appropriate.

Follow Us on Social Media

Image Image Image

© 2018, The Bradley Law Firm.