Bus Collision Case

Client Kirklin Thompson & Pope LLP / Hala J. Gores, PC
Project
[2013] Photogrammetric reconstruction & animation of bus path leading up to collision with pedestrians. SceneViz demonstration of driver’s perspective at key time points.
Praise
“Focus group members sat stunned as they watched the impact occur in the crosswalk. We heard audible gasps from several of them.”
 – Steve Thompson, Attorney
News
Excerpt from animated exhibit describing path of bus and position of pedestrians.

Forensic measurements and bus path reconstruction allowed us to create these images from the driver’s perspective in the seconds leading up to the crash:

Forensic measurements and bus path reconstruction allowed us to create these driver’s perspective images.

Forensic measurements and bus path reconstruction allowed us to create these driver’s perspective images.
You can see that the pedestrians in the crosswalk are well obscured.

You can see that the pedestrians in the crosswalk are well obscured.
This is what the driver might have seen immediately prior to the collision.

This is what the driver might have seen immediately prior to the collision.
The A-pillar (top left) and side-view mirror (top right) significantly obstructed the driver’s view throughout the turn:
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An example of the photogrammetric process that helped us establish the path of the bus.

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