Posted On: March 9, 2010 by Steven J. Malman

Chicago Semi-Truck Crash on South Side Involves CTA Bus and Minivan

A Chicago truck accident involving a CTA bus and minivan has left five people injured. The Cook County semi-truck crash happened on Sunday afternoon in the Pilsen neighborhood when the truck rear-ended the No. 60 Blue Island/26th bus that then collided with the van.

The Chicago bus accident occurred at South Loomis Street and West Cermack Road. Five bus passengers were transported to a local hospital. One woman was in critical condition, while the other four were admitted to hospitals in fair condition.

Our Chicago, Illinois truck accident lawyers cannot remind truck drivers enough to be careful when navigating their large vehicles through the city’s roads. In most truck crashes involving at least two vehicles, it is usually the occupants of the other vehicles that will have sustained the serious injuries.

Just last Friday, a motorist was injured when his car collided with a semi-truck on I-94 close to South Holland. The car driver, who was trapped In the vehicle, had to be rescued. He sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Please contact our Chicago truck crash lawyers to consult about your accident. Many trucking companies have a team in place to fight any allegations of negligence by other motorists. They may even try to get you to settle before you’ve even had a chance to consider that you actually do have legal options.

Lanes Re-Open After Bishop Ford Wreck, Fox Chicago News, March 5, 2010

CTA bus rear-ended by semi, hits minivan on South Side, Chicago Sun-Times, March 7, 2010

Related Web Resources:
Chicago Transit Authority

Truck Safety Coalition

The Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates, PC is dedicated to fighting for our clients’ right to recovery from negligent truck drivers and trucking companies.

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