Talipha Charles sues bus company, driver in O'Hare crash

Two firefighters on their way to the O'Hare fire station helped rescue a bus driver and others injured in a shuttle bus crash just off westbound I-190. (WLS)

The first lawsuit has been filed stemming from the shuttle bus crash near O'Hare Airport on behalf of one of the injured passengers, Talipha Charles, 52.

Charles is suing the bus company, Delaware Car Rental, Inc. of Schiller Park, and the bus driver, Queshonyas Eubanks, for negligence. The lawsuit seeks a minimum of $50,000 in damages.

The bus crashed into a concrete median on the I-190 ramp leading to the O'Hare terminals around 6:30 a.m. Friday, sending 13 people to area hospitals.

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Charles, of Waukegan, was treated at a local hospital for broken bones, contusions and other injuries, the law office said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. Eubanks was cited for failing to produce a driver's license and failure to stay in her lane.

Clifford Law Offices filed the complaint on Charles' behalf in Cook County Circuit Court.

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