The Bronx, NY – Eight Injured in Bus Accident at Jennings St & Southern Blvd

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

The Bronx, NY (May 9, 2021) – Eight people sustained injuries when a city bus caught fire after being hit by a motorcycle in the Bronx on Saturday evening, May 8.

The motorcycle struck the bus shortly after 9:00 p.m. at Jennings Street and Southern Boulevard in the Crotona Park East section, according to a spokesperson for the MTA.

The FDNY responded and took one passenger to Jacobi Hospital via ambulance, a department spokesperson said. Information on that person’s condition was not immediately available. Seven other bus riders suffered minor injuries that did not require hospitalization. All were treated at the scene.

The investigation into the collision is ongoing, and further details have not been released.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Serious Vehicle Accidents in the Bronx

Hundreds of crash victims are killed during fatal car accidents in New York annually. In one recent year, a publication reported that close to 300 vehicular fatalities took place, all caused by New York car crashes. These crashes occur for multiple reasons, including inattentive driving, driving while intoxicated, speeding, and many more. Furthermore, large bus and truck accidents caused by city vehicles are all too common throughout the five boroughs. If you sustained injuries or someone you love died in an accident that occurs as a result of the negligence of another party, it is imperative that you seek the counsel of an experienced New York personal injury attorney.

Sustaining long-term physical injuries or losing someone you love in a New York car accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever faced. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a fatal collision that was caused by another party. This is especially true if a teenager was killed in one of these accidents. If you have lost someone close to you as a result of an accident, you should have an attorney on your side.

Our New York accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in accidents. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be and the impact that it can have on every aspect of your life. If you have lost someone close to you, you may be eligible for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information.

Notes: Our writers use secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include police and fire accident reports, news stories and newspaper stories, and first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the accidents. For that reason, the details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. If you do find any information that is incorrect, contact our firm to have a correction made immediately. If you would prefer the post to be removed from our site, let us know and we will accommodate you as soon as possible. 

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About the Author
Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner in Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller’s extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. He tries cases for the catastrophically injured victims of construction site accidents, motor vehicle and premises accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is a detail oriented, tenacious attorney committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients; he has obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements.