Irving, Texas Bus Crash Leaves One Dead, Lawsuit Filed

by J. Gonzalez Injury Attorneys | April 30th, 2013 | Auto Accident, Blog, Lawsuit, Personal Injury

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of 83-year old Tarrant County resident Alice Wilkinson Stanley in relation to a bus crash that resulted in injury and death. The April 11th incident involved a Cardinal Coach charter bus Stanley was riding in destined for Durant, Oklahoma. Witnesses onboard claim to have heard a pop, followed by the bus driver losing control of the vehicle. After hitting a barrier, the bus flipped on its side before striking the center median.

The wreck resulted in two deaths and over 40 injured passengers. Stanley’s injuries included an injured arm, which required amputation, broken ribs, fractured vertebrae and a crushed sternum. Information regarding which specific injury led to her death has not been released. The lawsuit states that the bus’s driver, Loyd Earl Rieve and Cardinal Coach Line Inc. were negligent in maintaining, supervising and operating the bus. The amount sought in the lawsuit remains unknown.

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