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Five people hospitalized after car hits public bus

Five people hospitalized after car hits public bus

On Thursday, December 19, five people were hospitalized after a Show Bus and pickup truck were hit by a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old boy. The multiple vehicle accident occurred near Milford on Illinois Route 1 at around 3:30 p.m.

The accident was caused due to the teenager becoming distracted and crossing into oncoming traffic. He first struck the public transportation bus, causing the bus driver and two other passengers – Laura R. Redburn and Michelle Pickett – to be injured. After striking the bus, the teenager’s vehicle hit a pickup truck driven by Erich C. Hannah.

The juvenile received a ticket for improper lane usage.

If you have been hurt in a car accident in Kankakee due to someone else’s negligence, our lawyers at Spiros Law, P.C., believe you might be owed compensation. Call us at (815) 929-9292 to discuss the accident you were involved in and find out how we can help.