Bus Accident Tragedy Near Merritt and Insurance Issues

The recent bus accident on the Coquihalla highway, where a bus operated by Western Bus Lines Ltd. crashed with 56 people on board, is a tragic event.

Having represented many people involved in similar tragedies resulting from both motor vehicle accidents and bus accidents, which also involved multiple injured people and claimants, we know all too well how difficult a time this is for all people involved.

These difficulties will involve not only the immediate aftermath of the injuries, but also the complex insurance issues and legal proceedings which will follow.

Events such as this bus accident on the Coquihalla Highway are a painful reminder of how a fun event, such as a bus tour, can go suddenly wrong.