Motorcycle Crash with Metro Bus in Van Nuys Claims One Life, Injures Child

metro bus crash in van nuys

VAN NUYS, CA (March 16, 2024)A devastating accident in Van Nuys resulted in the death of a motorcyclist and injuries to a 12-year-old girl when their motorcycle collided with a Metro bus on Friday morning. The incident occurred around 11 a.m. near Bessemer Street and Hazeltine Avenue, involving a bus on the G Line (Orange busway) and the motorcycle.


The Metro Bus crash in Van Nuys was fatal for the motorcyclist, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The young passenger was swiftly transported to Valley Presbyterian Hospital, though her condition remains undisclosed. Surveillance footage captured the harrowing moment of impact, highlighting the severity of the crash.


Local business owner Art Haserjian, who witnessed the aftermath, recounted the immediate response to aid the victims, emphasizing the community’s shock and concern, especially for the young girl involved.


Metro has expressed its condolences and is cooperating with the Los Angeles Police Department to thoroughly investigate the crash’s circumstances. Metro spokesperson David Sotero conveyed the agency’s deep sympathies and hopes for the recovery of the injured girl.


As the investigation continues, this tragic event serves as a somber reminder of the importance of road safety for all, particularly for vulnerable motorcyclists and their passengers. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time.

If you or a loved one have been affected by a similar incident, the legal team at RTM Law Firm is here to provide support and guidance. Specializing in accidents involving public transportation and motorcycles, our experienced accident attorneys are committed to seeking justice and compensation for victims and their families. Contact us for a consultation to discuss your rights and how we can help.




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