According to WABC-TV, six students were injured in a bus accident in New City on November 22 in Rockland County. The television station reported that all six had to be transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Police told WABC that a Clarkstown Central School District bus transporting students from the Rockland Jewish Academy was involved in a crash with another vehicle on Rt. 304, at the intersection of Laurel Road.
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According to WABC, the students who were injured in the crash were transported to Nyack Hospital for treatment for injuries. The driver of the bus also sustained minor cuts and bruises and was transported to the hospital, as were the people in the car involved in the crash.
The accident remains under investigation—a cause has not been determined. Pictures on the WABC website show debris in the roadway near the accident site, as well as a bus that overturned.
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According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, each year about 21 people in large buses are killed in crashes and nearly 8,000 people are injured. These injuries can include broken bones, spinal cord injuries and brain injuries.
KGG lawyer Barry S. Kantrowitz assists personal injury victims who have been hurt by inattentive drivers. Contact us toll free at (800) 711-5258 to schedule a free initial consultation or complete the form on this page to let our skilled attorneys review your case.
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KGG’s Corner: About 70 percent of people killed in bus accidents are ejected from vehicles.