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Fatal California Party Bus Accident Raises Many Legal Questions
The recent California party bus fatality raises several unanswered questions - including whether the bus company may be eventually found responsible for its role in the accident. According to reports, the Christopher Joseph Saraceno was ejected from a party limo bus after a night of celebration for the birthday of a friend. After falling out of the bus on the Hollywood Freeway, he was fatally struck by cars.
Although this accident remains under investigation, a number of issues and concerns relating to the cause of the accident have started to surface. How these questions are answered will play an important role in whether his family will be able to recover compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit or other type of negligence claim.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a personal injury accident or have questions about negligence claims, it’s important to speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer right away. A skilled Sacramento wrongful death attorney can begin an investigation into all of the factors that may have caused or contributed to a particular incident and help you and your loved ones recover the compensation they deserve.
Here, several factors may be at play. For example, investigators were not sure how fast the party bus Investigators were still not sure how fast the party bus was traveling or how Saraceno came out of the bus.
"The person was ejected from the vehicle -- we don't know exactly how," said a CHP Officer.
Further – while the bus that dropped them off was larged, the bus that picked them up was much smaller. Observers wonder whether the smaller bus was over capacity. One witness notes, "I actually mentioned it to them - they should get a discount for getting a smaller bus," he said. "I noticed people were standing on the limo bus."
The CHP was investigating Monday what caused Saraceno to fall out of the moving bus onto the southbound lanes of 101 Freeway near Universal Studios Boulevard at approximately 12:15 a.m. Sunday.
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