Bronx, NY (January 15, 2021) – Around 11:10 p.m. on Thursday night, January 14, a serious bus crash with injuries occurred in The Bronx.
According to the New York Police Department, the accident happened on the Cross Bronx Expressway around the area of University Avenue. The tandem bus crashed through multiple barriers on the overpass and hung off the side onto the roadway below. The bus fell approximately 50 feet onto the roadway below.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision. Seven to eight people, including the bus driver, were seriously injured as a result of the accident. The driver suffered the most traumatic injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in New York
Bus accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads due to the fact that they are some of the largest vehicles. In just one year’s time, approximately 63,000 buses are involved in accidents. These accidents are known for being incredibly severe and life-altering. If you have been injured in a bus accident that is not your fault, it is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
Motor vehicle accidents occur every hour of the day in New York, many of which involve buses each year. Buses are known for being ‘common carriers,’ which means that bus drivers are expected to take special precautions on our roads. However, this does not always occur and sometimes bus drivers and bus companies are to blame. If you have been harmed as a result of a bus accident, it is important that you have an attorney on your side. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York bus accidents at www.mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com.
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