Investigation Launched Following Collision Involving Bus And 4x4
Police are investigating after a ten people travelling on a bus were reportedly taken to hospital after it collided with a 4x4 in Swansea city centre yesterday afternoon (November 21st).
According to reports, the passengers suffered minor injuries in the incident on the Westway in the incident, which saw a single-deck First Bus come into contact with the Mitsubishi car.
The road was also closed for a short time following the incident.
Irwin Mitchell represents passengers injured in bus and coach crashes in the UK and abroad, helping them to gain answers and justice over the problems that they have suffered.
David Urpeth, a Partner and road traffic accident specialist at Irwin Mitchell, said: “Authorities have stated that the cause of this incident is not yet clear, so it is vital that the police work quickly to determine what happened.
“This will need to include full analysis of the journey of the bus, as well as the actions of both drivers and weather conditions at the time to develop a full picture of the crash.
“From our experience we have seen how those injured in crashes can suffer significant physical and psychological problems following such incidents, while, in addition, they are often desperate for answers as to what happened.
“We hope that authorities can take every possible step to ensure any lessons are learned from this incident, with a view to preventing the same type of collision from occurring in the future.”
If you’ve experienced physical or psychological injury due to a road traffic accident involving a bus or coach, you may be able to claim compensation. See our Bus & Coach Accident Claims page for more information.