Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 5:01 am
Buffalo, NY (January 8, 2018) – A collision between a vehicle and a Metro bus was reported to have occurred on Monday night, January 7, leaving five people hospitalized. The crash took place at around 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of Ash Street and Sycamore Street in Buffalo, according to a representative for NFTA.
Witnesses in the area stated that an unidentified vehicle crashed into the bus for reasons that have not been confirmed at this time. Police along with emergency medical crews were dispatched to the scene where they attended to five individuals who sustained injuries.
All five injured parties were occupants of the bus and identified only as four passengers and the driver. Each of the five victims was immediately transported to a local hospital to be treated for injuries that have since been classified as non-life-threatening. There has been no word concerning the driver of the other vehicle involved.
Buffalo Police are being assisted in their investigation by Niagara Frontier Transit Police at this time. No further information has been made available.
New York Bus Accidents
Our most genuine sympathies are currently extended to all five victims of this accident, first and foremost. Each and every motor vehicle accident holds the potential to be terribly injurious or fatal, especially those which involve extremely large vehicles. As the victim of a New York bus accident, it is absolutely crucial to know that you may likely have significant rights moving forward.
At Hach and Rose, we are driven by our passion to help victims along the often complicated path toward obtaining full reimbursement. We are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have concerning your involvement in a sudden crash. If you have been hurt in a New York bus accident because of the inattentive actions of another party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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