Brooklyn, NY (December 9, 2020) – Around 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, December 9, a bus accident with injuries occurred in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Lee Avenue. Though few details have been released regarding the collision, it is believed that the accident took place when a bus and a van entered the intersection at the same time. This led to extensive damage in the involved vehicles.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. A total of six people were injured in the accident. Two of the victims were treated at the scene and four were taken to the hospital for treatment. Their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in New York
Every year, 63,000 buses are involved in accidents throughout the entire state of New York. Out of these, thousands lead to injuries and hundreds lead to fatalities. Because bus drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents. Being injured in a bus-related accident can have a huge impact on your life, especially if you have suffered from serious injuries. You should be prepared to speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Motor vehicle accidents happen every single day in the state of New York. Though many of these accidents involve vehicles and not buses, some do involve buses and lead to extensive harm. Because buses are known as common carriers, drivers are expected to take special precautions on our roads to prevent serious accidents from taking place. If you have been harmed as a result of one of these accidents, you have options and should speak with an attorney who can help you every step of the way. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York bus accidents.
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