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Irving Bus Accident SH 161

Two people have died and many others have been hospitalized in a severe accident involving a bus and another car on highway 161 and Belt Line Rd. in Irving, TX. The charter bus, which was on its way to the Choctaw Casino in Durant, OK, hit the highway barrier and flipped over.

It is being reported that several of the injuries are severe and one passenger is undergoing surgery for internal injuries. Eleven people have been transported to Parkland Hospital and eleven others to Baylor Medial Center and are being treated for severe injures. Other passengers on the bus are being treated for minor injuries as well. Many of the 35 to 40 passengers on the bus were tossed throughout the vehicle during the crash. The teenage driver of the other car involved is in stable condition at John Peter Smith Hospital.

The personal injury attorneys at Bailey & Galyen are experienced in handling cases involving public transportation accidents. We will investigate every aspect of the accident to determine who’s at fault and if negligence on the part of the driver or bus company led to the crash. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or wrongfully killed in a public transportation accident, please email or call the personal injury attorneys at Bailey and Galyen at 1-800-218-6178 to discuss the details of your case. You may be entitled to compensation for injuries, lost wages or pain and suffering due to the loss of a family member.