Breaking News: 3 Killed in an 8-Vehicle Crash South of Gillette, WY
On Wednesday May 14th, three men were killed when a Powder River Transportation bus carrying at least a dozen coal-miners crashed into a line of vehicles stopped in a construction zone on State Highway 59 approximately ten miles south of Gillette. The collision resulted in an eight-vehicle pileup. The three victims, who were in at least two separate vehicles, were identified as Colin Schultz, 37, Christopher Joubert, 40, and Charles Errington, 55. The Spence Law Firm is investigating the causes of this tragic event.
The Spence Law Firm, LLC represents victims against major bus and trucking companies from coast to coast when their negligence injures or kills another motorist and/or their passengers. Rear-end collisions often are the result of drivers speeding and driving carelessly, especially when they are distracted by cell phones or other electronics. Distracted driving, including texting, cell phone use, and talking on the phone while operating a bus or any motor vehicle, pose extremely serious risks to motorists on the road.
The Spence Law Firm has decades of experience helping people and their families injured or killed in bus, truck and motor vehicle accidents. Our team of Wyoming trial lawyers – along with driving experts, highway safety experts, accident re-constructionists, biomechanical engineers, investigators, and others – represents people against powerful companies to protect the rights of motorists and to obtain compensation for injuries and deaths caused by negligent and reckless drivers.