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Bus Accident in New Braunfels, Texas

Were You Injured or Your Loved one Killed in Today’s Bus Tragedy?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 800-862-1260. We can help you and your family with evaluating your loved ones’ injury or death and determining any possible claims.

Today, sadly twelve people were killed and three injured in a traffic accident involving a church vehicle in central Texas, authorities have confirmed. According to authorities, the church bus was traveling south on Highway 83 near Concan, Texas, when it was involved in a head-on collision with a Dodge pickup truck.

The bus was carrying 14 passengers from First Baptist New Braunfels. Photographs and video from the scene showed major damage to the front drivers' sides of the little white bus and pickup truck, which are the parts of the vehicles which appear to have collided. The rear of the bus was up on the guardrail and major debris was scattered onto the grass below.

The crash happened approximately 12:20 p.m. Wednesday near Garner State Park, approximately 75 miles outside of San Antonio. Church officials told ABC News the van was returning to New Braunfels from a Baptist encampment near Leakey, Texas, where members were attending a Bible study. In a statement, Governor Greg Abbott extended condolences to the victims and their families.

Carabin Shaw would also like to extend its condolences to the persons and families affected by this tragedy. Once the initial shock wears off, the New Braunfels Bus Accident Lawyers at Carabin Shaw are standing by and ready, in your time of sorrow, to help anyone who survived this horrific accident and to assist the families of those whom the Lord has chosen to take into his house at this time.

Such horrible times make us think. When we take time to think about this accident, we must ask ourselves, who, if anyone, was actually at fault and responsible for this tragedy. Surely, we think, someone must be at fault for such an accident. When we have such questions, our thoughts should turn to who can help us figure out exactly what happened, and how, if possible, it could have been prevented.

The New Braunfels bus accident lawyers, and their legal team, can help you find answers to these questions. When there is a bus crash, the passengers are almost never at fault. Sometimes, one driver or the other was negligent or even reckless. Sometimes, there were problems with the brakes or with the tires of one vehicle or the other. Sometimes, the seat belts, or lack thereof, on the bus could have been designed better. Sometimes, if there were seat belts on the bus, no one told the passengers to wear them. Sometimes, elderly passengers need extra help keeping safe while they are on a bus. This accident could have been for any, or none, of these reasons.

Once you have processed this awful tragedy, we can help you look for the reasons this sad thing happened. Give us a call and we can talk about your situation and your options at this time of grief.

Once again, we at Carabin Shaw extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family. We are here to help you in any way in which we can. If you need help with final arrangements give us a call and we will see if we can help with those and/or help you get that money back from those responsible for this tragedy. Your loved ones are with our Lord now. We can help you here.

Were you injured or your loved one killed in today’s bus tragedy?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 800-862-1260. We can help you and your family with evaluating your loved ones’ injury or death and determining any possible claims.

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