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Flint, MI (January 18, 2024) – A deadly accident reported in Flint claimed one person’s life. The accident occurred at around 530 p.m. on January 16.

According to police reports, a 2009 Pontiac G8 was traveling on Saginaw Street in the area near the Interstate 69 overpass when it became involved in a collision with an MTA bus. The incident caused severe damage to the involved vehicles. The driver of the bus and one passenger were treated for injuries at a local hospital. The backseat passenger in the Pontiac suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was seriously injured and rushed to an area hospital. One additional victim was treated for minor injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope all of the injured victims recover quickly.

Our condolences go out to the family of the victim killed in this accident.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Michigan

Flint, MI – Deadly MTA Bus Crash on Saginaw St near I-69 OverpassThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that every 10–15 seconds, a vehicle accident occurs somewhere in the United States. Given the dismal national and Michigan-specific collision statistics, it is not surprising that car accidents are the largest source of personal injury litigation in today's courts.

Because of "no-fault" insurance, insurance companies in Michigan often do not investigate who was to blame in an accident. Recoverable in a lawsuit against the negligent party are both first-party benefits (monetary damages) and non-monetary losses (such as pain and suffering).

If you've been in a vehicle crash, even if you think your injuries are modest and the case is simple, you should still consult with an attorney. However, research has shown that plaintiffs whose counsel defends them actually earn greater settlements, so victims shouldn't let the cost of legal representation deter them from pursuing justice. The vast majority of personal injury lawyers take cases on a contingency fee basis.

Having legal counsel is a plus in many scenarios. Your attorney will handle all communications with your insurance company and any other involved parties. In order to identify who is at fault in an accident and why you should be reimbursed, your attorney will look into all of your legal alternatives. Witness interviews and data gathering are two components of this strategy.

We take the time to get to know each client on an individual basis and empathize with the difficulties they are facing as a result of their injury. Call Christopher Trainor & Associates at (313) 924-7575 if you or a loved one in the Detroit area has been critically hurt or died in an automobile accident. Call us at (248) 886-8650 to speak with one of our seasoned Michigan auto accident lawyers for free after suffering injuries or losing a loved one in an accident caused by a careless motorist.

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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