Chazy Lake, NY (May 12, 2019) – On Friday, a bus driver attempted to avoid a bus accident with a pickup truck that crossed over the line on State Route 374 but was not able to.
82-year-old Wayne Ashline received cuts on his hands in the accident, which took place around 10:15 a.m. A passenger on the bus, identified as 64-year-old John Welch, sustained a right broken leg.
The driver of the pickup truck was identified as a 33-year-old, who had been in a Ford F-150 that crossed over the line for reasons that are not yet known.
The injured parties were taken to the hospital for treatment. Police continue to look into the circumstances leading up to the accident that caused the pickup truck to cross the center line.
Before moving forward, we would like to extend our warmest thoughts to those injured in this accident, with hopes of a full recovery. We preserve hope that all parties will be able to move forward and recover from their injuries caused by this negligent accident. Bus accidents in New York tend to be some of the most serious collisions due to the fact that they involve large motor vehicles that collide with motor vehicles with such force that they can lead to catastrophic results.
If you have been injured in a bus accident, you deserve to be able to compensate for your injuries caused by another party. At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is nothing quite as overwhelming as dealing with the aftermath of an accident that has been caused by the negligence of another party. We are here to answer your questions 24/7 and want to assist you, so please contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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