Posted on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 2:02 pm
Mahopac, NY (May 18, 2019) – Around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, police responded to the scene of a school bus crash on Baldwin Place Road that hospitalized four people.
Various departments including the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department, EMS, and Fire Police were all called to the scene for assistance in the midst of the crash.
Police are not yet sure what caused the school bus and another vehicle to collide, but they discovered that the accident occurred when school was letting out at the Mahopac High School.
A total of 24 people, including the driver from the bus, was brought to the nurse to be evaluated. Four were transported to a local hospital to be treated. Police do not know how serious their injuries were.
At this time, the accident is being investigated in full.
Bus Accidents in New York
First off, our warmest thoughts and sympathies are genuinely extended to the parties who received injuries in this accident with the hopes that they will fully recover during this difficult time. Various types of accidents that take place on our roads in New York are injurious and even deadly in some scenarios. Large vehicles carrying children such as school buses can lead to some of the most horrific results in the event of an accident, which is why it is essential to understand that you have rights to protection under the law.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose are determined to help victims and their loved ones along the often complex path toward obtaining reimbursement for a wide array of damages after you have been injured. As members of our community, we are here for you 24/7 and will answer any questions that you have regarding your collision. If you have been injured in a serious accident, please do not hesitate to contact us for results you deserve at 212-779-0057.
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