Specialist Serious Injury Lawyers Call For Thorough Investigation Into Crash
Specialist serious injury lawyers at national law firm Irwin Mitchell have called for a thorough investigation a bus crash in Harlesden that left 17 people injured, three of them seriously.
The injuries occurred when a double decker bus crashed into a shop near the junction of Harlesden High Street and Wendover Road on Sunday (15 May).
More than 20 people were helped out of the bus and 45 people were evacuated from nearby buildings following the collision.
Expert serious injury lawyers at Irwin Mitchell, who have vast experience representing those injured in crashed involving public transport, have expressed concern for those injured in the incident and called for a thorough investigation of the circumstances that led to the crash.
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Colin Ettinger, a Partner and serious injury lawyer at Irwin Mitchell, said:
This was clearly a very serious accident that endangered not only those travelling on the bus but those on the pavement and in the shop the bus collided with.
"A number of people have suffered injuries, some of them serious, as a result of the incident and it is imperative a thorough investigation is conducted to determine exactly what caused the crash, as those involved will understandably want answers about what happened.
"Through our work we have seen the long-term impact incidents like this can have, not only physically for those injured, but psychologically for those on-board the bus or those who witnessed the collision. This incident could have resulted in the loss of life and it is vital a transparent and thorough investigation is conducted in a bid to prevent similar incidents in the future.
Colin Ettinger - Consultant