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Thirteen injured in Atlanta MARTA Bus Crash


Posted on Apr 06, 2011

Thirteen people were injured when a SUV collided into a MARTA Bus in DeKalb County.  A three-year-old child was among the injured.
 
The Atlanta bus crash occurred on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at about 2 p.m.  The route 119 bus  was turning into the Indian Creek MARTA station when an oncoming SUVswerved into its lane.  The bus was hit on the front left side.  Thirteen people were injured, but none of the injuries were life-threatening.
 
A 3-year-old girl was taken to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. The bus driver and eleven passengers were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.
 
The driver of the SUV was not injured. He was charged by DeKalb County police with failure to maintain a lane. 
 
Did you know you are entitled to insurance compensation for your injuries even while a passenger on the bus? To learn more, contact the Law Offices of Shane Smith and ask to speak to an Atlanta personal injury attorney.

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