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Shandon, CA (September 19, 2019) – A serious crash involving country and gospel singer Josh Turner’s road crew took place late Wednesday night, September 18th. According to authorities, one person was killed and several were injured in the passenger bus crash that happened on Highway 46 in San Luis Obispo County.
The California Highway Patrol said the bus was heading eastbound along the highway when it skidded approximately 500 feet off the roadway. The road crew aboard the bus were heading back from a Josh Turner concert at the Vina Robles Amphitheater in Paso Robles.
Officials at the crash site confirmed that one person was killed in the accident and multiple people were injured. Two of the wounded victims suffered major injuries.
The events that led to this accident are under investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recoveries.
Approximately 63,000 buses are involved in accidents each and every year, 325 of which result in at least one fatality. The size and power of such vehicles is one common reason why a California bus accident can often be devastating, while some accidents are caused by driver negligence or poor maintenance of the vehicle. However, the most important thing for victims and their loved ones to understand following a crash is that they may have substantial rights protected by law.
Catastrophic and fatal accidents can happen at nearly any time, leaving victims and their loved ones with pain and suffering on top immensely high expenses. Many victims and their family members will seek compensation to assist with these costs, which are generally related to funeral expenses, as well as the loss of income.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are devoted to holding negligent drivers and other entities accountable for the damage they cause. If you have been hurt or lost a loved one in a bus accident because of a reckless or otherwise negligent party, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to schedule a free consultation today.
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