Posted on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at 4:42 am
Uniondale, NY (November 30, 2018) – On Friday afternoon, November 30, a NICE bus was involved in a motor vehicle accident in front of the Nassau Coliseum that sent six people to the hospital. According to authorities, the injurious wreck took place at around 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of Hempstead Turnpike and Overington Boulevard.
NICE officials reported that a passenger vehicle had struck the rear-end of the Route N70 bus while at a stop for reasons that have not been determined. According to officials, there were 30 people on the bus at the time of the accident.
Emergency medical crews were sent to the scene along with police where at least six people were confirmed to have been transported to a local hospital for various injuries. The extent of the injuries suffered has not been stated.
Neither the driver of the bus nor the other vehicle involved were hurt in the crash. No further details have been provided as police are currently investigating the incident.
New York Bus Accidents
First and foremost, we would like to offer our sincerest sympathies to all the victims of this collision. We understand that bus accidents in New York, much like truck accidents, can often be severely injurious or fatal due to the size and nature of such vehicles. Bus accidents often end with injuries as victims are generally unfastened at the time of impact. Nevertheless, it is important to know that you may likely have significant rights following your involvement in a bus crash.
At Hach & Rose, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial tension that often surfaces after enduring a sudden injury. Our devoted New York accident attorneys have made it their sole duty to represent victims as we tirelessly fight for those who have been injured by no fault of their own. If you have been hurt in a New York bus accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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