Brooklyn, NY (June 7, 2021) – At 2 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, June 7, a bus crash with injuries occurred on a roadway in Brooklyn.
According to officials, the accident happened at 174 Lincoln Road near the area of Bedford Avenue. The driver of an MTA bus was traveling in the area when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to travel off the side of the road. The bus then crashed into a building.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A total of sixteen people were injured in the crash. Thirteen of those victims were taken to hospitals, though many sustained minor injuries.
The building sustained structural damage as a result of the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in New York
New York has the highest rate of bus crashes throughout the entire U.S. In just one recent year’s time in the state of New York, approximately 156 bus accidents led to fatalities within the state, while many others led to injuries. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye even though bus drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads. You have many options if you have been injured in one of these accidents. Injured victims should seek the immediate help of an attorney following a bus crash.
Being injured in a New York bus accident can impact your life in a variety of ways, especially if your accident happened unexpectedly. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from these collisions include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital for days, weeks, or even months at a time. On top of this, you might spend time away from the workplace as you try to get back on your feet. Injured victims should always be prepared to speak with a dedicated personal injury attorney in New York.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in bus accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on physical, emotional, and financial levels after a bus accident that is not your fault. These accidents can be entirely complex and impact your life in a variety of ways. If you have been hurt in a bus crash, you have options on your side. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information.
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