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Too Many School Bus Accidents in New York Occur While Child is Crossing the Street

Landmark research into school bus accidents in New York City and around the country has uncovered some shocking statistics. While there were 2,551 injuries stemming from school bus accidents in 2018, only 1,700 of those injuries occurred during collisions. The remaining 800 accidents involved children either waiting for buses at stops or crossing the street to climb aboard while the bus is loading.

Bus Accident in New York City Ends with Vehicle Inside Deli

A terrifying bus accident in New York earlier this month left several people injured and at least one building in need of emergency repairs. Several passengers on a Nassau Inter-County Express bus were injured when the vehicle slammed into an SUV. The driver failed to regain control of the massive vehicle before jumping the curb, crossing the sidewalk, and smashing into a storefront containing a deli full of customers.

Deadly New York Bus Accident Likely Caused by Thermos

A bus accident in New York City in 2017 that left three people dead and several more injured was likely caused by a thermos rolling around on the floor. That's the tentative conclusion from the year-long investigation into the crash by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

School Bus Accident in New York City Sends 9 to Hospital

Nine victims were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment and observation after a violent school bus accident in Brooklyn late last month. The crash occurred at the intersection of East 22nd Street and Farragut Road in the Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn at around 8:30 in the morning.

Charter Bus Accident in New York City Claims Life of Pedestrian

A woman was killed late last month in a deadly charter bus accident in Manhattan. The victim, a 28-year-old woman from Melville, tripped and fell near Centre and Leonard streets in Manhattan as she was crossing the street on December 21st. The fall happened an instant before she was struck by a motor coach owned and operated by a limousine rental company. Eye witnesses say that the woman was struck by the back end of the bus as the large bus negotiated the tight turn. Police records show that she was in a marked crosswalk at the time and had the right of way.

Multiple Bus Accidents in New York City Leave 5 People Injured

Three separate bus accidents in New York City earlier this month left a total of 5 people injured. The three crashes all occurred on November 5th in Jamaica Estates, Briarwood, and South Ozone Park, respectively, and all between the hours of 8 and 9 in the morning. Two of the accidents resulted in minor property damage but no physical injuries. The third accident left 5 people injured and in need of treatment.

School Bus Accident in Brooklyn Leaves Children Scared but Uninjured

A frightening school bus accident in Brooklyn late last month left a group of school children shaken but thankfully uninjured. The bus was loaded with young children traveling down New Utrecht Avenue near the intersection of 53rd Street when a black sedan turned into the side of the bus, striking the door of the vehicle. Both vehicles came to a stop but the children were forced to stay put as the car was physically blocking their exit.

Bizarre School Bus Accident in Brooklyn Causes Chain Reaction Crash

A school bus accident in Brooklyn resulted in a chain reaction crash involving at least nine other vehicles in early October of this year. The bus-a yellow school bus-was travelling through Williamsburg around 4 in the afternoon on October 18th when it crashed into a parked vehicle near the intersection of Bedford Avenue and Wilson Street.

Deadly Bicycle Accident in New York City Results in Conviction for Bus Driver

A fatal bicycle accident in New York City involving a charter bus late last year has resulted in a conviction for the bus's driver. In 2017, a 36-year-old investment banker was riding a rented bicycle in Manhattan when he was struck and killed by a charter bus operated by Dave Lewis. An NYPD investigation into this fatal crash found that Lewis failed to yield the right of way to the victim and violated NYC traffic law. He was charged with multiple violations.

Bizarre Bus Accident Leaves on Injured and Several Passengers Stranded

You see them every day in NYC-tour buses, sightseeing buses, MTA public transportation buses. And while bus accidents in New York City are seemingly becoming more common, most involve collisions with other vehicles (including other buses). But a bizarre bus accident on the New Jersey Turnpike shows just how dangerous riding these massive motor coaches can be.

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