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Los Chavez Autobuses Crashes into 18 Wheeler in Fort Bend and Injures 7


A Los Chavez Autobuses motorcoach rear-ended an 18 wheeler in Fort Bend County on October 12, sending 7 passengers to the hospital.

The charter bus, owned by Houston-based Los Chavez Autobuses, was traveling southbound on Highway 59 near FM 360 on its way to San Luis Potosi, Mexico when the collision occurred.

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What Caused the Los Chavez Autobuses Bus Accident?

According to authorities, the bus driver “noticed something strange” with the bus as he began to pass the 18-wheeler.  Shortly thereafter, the driver claims he lost control of the bus and ran into the back of the big rig.

The investigation is ongoing and police have not yet ruled out charges against the bus driver.

Police Appear Skeptical of Driver’s Story Following Los Chavez Autobuses Bus Accident

If the driver is telling the truth and there was indeed a mechanical problem with the bus, Houston-based Los Chavez Autobuses will bear responsibility to the injured bus passengers for negligently failing to maintain the bus.

Still, however, the driver will likely also be at fault for failing to keep a safe following distance and maintaining safe control of the bus.

Our Bus Accident Team is continuing to investigate the crash and will post any updates as soon as they become available.