Sennett, NY – School Bus Driver Injured in Accident on Route 20
Sennett, NY (June 11, 2019) – Thankfully, no students were on board when the driver of a Skaneateles Central School District school bus crashed along Route 20 on Tuesday afternoon, June 11th. The incident was reported to have happened shortly after 12:00 p.m. just east of Auburn.
According to police, the bus was traveling east on Route 20 when it drifted off the roadway, in the vicinity of the intersection with Swamp Road. While attempting to correct the issue, the driver lost control and subsequently crashed into a utility pole. Paramedics swiftly accompanied law enforcement at the crash site.
Police stated that the driver was transported to a local hospital via ambulance, and was confirmed to have suffered at least minor injuries. Utility workers arrived at the scene following emergency responders in order to repair wires that had fallen during the crash. The cause of this incident is actively under investigation.
Workplace Injuries and Bus Accidents in New York
Whether it be at a place of employment or on the street, work-related injuries in New York occur all too often. We would first like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the injured driver at this time. In many cases, the employer is responsible or at least the mechanics of the bus will be considered, and it is important for the victim to know that they may have substantial rights moving forward.
At Hach & Rose, we are adamant about helping those who have been affected by the negligent actions of another party or other entity. We understand that people are injured and killed every day in New York, often by no fault of their own, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been hurt in a bus or workplace accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 212-779-0057 to speak with compassionate representation today!
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