A crash involving a Port Authority bus has left several injured. The accident occurred around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Penn Avenue and Swissvale Avenue. Allegheny County emergency dispatchers reported that a Port Authority bus collided with a vehicle and then was sent into a utility pole. Power lines fell onto the bus and left a few hundred people without power according to Duquesne Light.
At least seven people were injured in the accident. It is not clear what exactly caused the accident. Port Authority and police are investigating the cause of the accident at this time.
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In an accident such as this, the victims may file a personal injury claim against the at fault party. Filing a claim will help pay for damages caused by the accident such as medical bills, wage loss and pain and suffering. Bus accident claims can become quite complex, as often there may be multiple parties injured. It is important that you contact a personal injury attorney. Call 412-661-1400 to schedule a free consultation with a car accident lawyer in Pittsburgh at Berger and Green today.
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