Parmer County – Several Injured, 1 Killed in a Major Bus Crash on US 60
Posted on Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 12:09 am
At least eight people suffered from injuries after a vehicle collision involving a passenger bus on US 60 near Friona, early Saturday morning.
According to initial reports, local DPS troopers responded to the eastbound lane of US 60 in response to a call reporting an accident. A passenger bus was in the outside lane when it struck the right passenger side of a Toyota Camry that was heading west. Police said that the Camry was attempting to enter Cargill Meat Solutions prior to the incident.
The driver of the Camry, identified only as a 48-year-old Friona female resident, sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision. She was taken to Parmer Medical Center in Friona where she later died. Meanwhile, eight bus passengers suffered from various injuries–four of them were treated on the scene while the remaining four were sent to Parmer Medical Center for treatment.
No further details are available.
We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the friends and families of the injured victims. We pray for their full recovery as we hope that the Parmer County Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.
Sometimes, a car accident can cause serious injuries to multiple parties—and filing a claim can get complicated. To make sure your claim is successful, you need to gather supporting evidence and documents that can back up your claim. It could be a detailed account of the accident you are involved in or documents indicating the extent of injuries you sustained. These may include a video or photograph of the scene, police reports, and medical records, to name a few.