Semi Truck & Bus Accidents. 500,000 occur annually with severe injuries and over 5000 deaths. 12.5% of all fatalities on the road are due to a truck or bus accident. Driver fatigue and intoxication are two factors. Failure to keep careful lookouts ahead and in blind spots as well as inattention are other factors. Speed and vehicle weight contribute to severity of truck collisions. The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann, Saint Louis based lawyers specializing in Truck & Bus Accident Claims.