Chicago, IL (April 2, 2020) – A crash involving a Chicago Transit Authority bus on Chicago’s South Side left one driver dead. The accident occurred early Wednesday morning, April 1st, at around 5 a.m. The CTA bus collided with another vehicle at the 6900 block of South Ashland in West Englewood.
The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene by responding officials. The driver of the bus was transported to Holy Cross Hospital for treatment. He is believed to be stable condition.
The cause of the crash isn’t currently known. An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by the Chicago Police Department.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in Chicago
All drivers are at risk of being involved in a crash, even those who are tasked with driving people around for a living. Each year, an estimated 63,000 buses are involved in crashes across the country. 14,000 result in injury and 325 resulted in fatalities.
Buses are large vehicles that are difficult to handle. When they’re involved in a crash, it can be devastating for victims. Injured parties can recover lost compensation with the help of a Chicago personal injury lawyer.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we’re here to fight for your rights after an accident. We help those unfairly injured recover after a serious accident. Contact our law offices at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case.
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