Charlotte, NC (October 2, 2020) – Around 8:40 p.m. on Thursday night, October 1, a fatal bus crash took place at a Charlotte intersection.
Police confirmed that the accident involved a CATS Airport Sprinter bus and a Toyota Camry, which collided at the intersection of West Morehead Street and Millerton Avenue. The two vehicles entered the intersection at the same time, leading to severe damages in both vehicles.
The driver of the Camry has since been identified as 28-year-old Aishwarya Jayasekar Mudaliar, who was ejected from her vehicle. Paramedics rushed her to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
One out of three passengers on the bus was also injured and taken to the hospital but is expected to recover.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in North Carolina
Very few bus accidents lead to fatalities each year in the state of North Carolina but this does not mean that the state is free of these collisions. In the blink of an eye, lives are taken due to accidents caused by reckless drivers. Because buses are known for being common carriers, this means that the drivers of these vehicles are supposed to abide by the rules of the road at all times and get passengers from point A to point B without issues. If you have lost somebody you love in a bus-related collision, it is essential that you seek legal help.
Bus accidents occur due to many reasons and commonly happen at intersections, as buses tend to transport people to their destinations in large cities. Losing a loved one in a bus-related accident can leave you feeling helpless and alone. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you can obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects. Losing a loved one can be devastating and impact your life in many ways. If you have lost a loved one and you are unsure of where you can turn, you should always seek the help of a North Carolina wrongful death attorney.
Our North Carolina accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to assist you after you have lost a loved one in a serious collision. In the blink of an eye, your life could become turned upside-down if you have lost someone you love in an accident that is not their fault. We will stand by your side and ensure that you receive justice and compensation for an array of aspects in your time of need. If you have lost somebody close to you and wonder where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact a bus accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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