Bus Accident Claims
UK buses and coaches are often crowded and carry a large number of passengers, both seated and standing. The risk of numerous injuries – in the unfortunate event of a collision, emergency stop or a traffic accident – is quite high.
Bus accident injuries occur whenever passengers are thrown around inside the bus.
Bus Accident Statistics
For 2011 only, the Department for Transport has reported the following bus and coach occupant casualties:
- 7 people killed
- 325 seriously injured
- 332 killed or seriously injured
- 5845 slightly injured
- 6177 is the overall number of bus casualties