19 Aug 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (August 19, 2023) – An MTA bus accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Queens on the night of Saturday, August 19.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened before 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of 73rd Avenue and Hollis Hills Terrace. Police confirmed that an MTA bus was traveling in the area when it was involved in an accident with one or more passenger vehicles. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged due to the collision.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. EMS crews were seen assisting one or more parties involved in the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not currently known.

The road was blocked at the intersection for some time after the accident. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.

We want to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties injured in this collision with hopes of a full recovery.

Bus Accidents in New York 

On average, there are approximately 60,000 bus accidents throughout the United States. Buses are known as common carriers, which means that they are expected to take passengers from one place to another for a fee. In doing so, they are supposed to travel as carefully as possible. However, bus accidents still happen due to many negligent reasons every year, from distracted driving to driving under the influence. If you have sustained harm in a New York bus accident, you may be feeling alone and confused about your options. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests at this time.

It can be scary to face a personal injury claim on your own. This is especially true when it comes to determining liability in a bus accident claim. There are many parties who could be at fault, such as the following:

  • Bus drivers
  • Bus companies
  • Manufacturers of bus parts
  • Municipalities

If you have been hurt in a bus crash and are not sure who is to blame, it is crucial that you seek immediate legal help. You may have a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. Speaking with a Queens personal injury attorney can help you get back on your feet during these challenging times.

Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you after you have had your life turned upside-down due to an accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Liability may be uncertain, and the damages are piling up against you, leaving you in one of the most desperate financial positions of your life. We will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system. Please contact a bus accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on how we can help you.

Notes: When writing these accident news pieces, our writers rely on secondary sources. These sources are comprised of police and fire accident reports, news reports, and newspaper articles, as well as first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. Because of this, our team at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. has not independently validated the information regarding this accident. Please get in touch with our company to have any inaccurate information corrected right away. Please let us know if you want the post to be taken down from our website, and we will do our best to comply.

Disclaimers: In order to prevent being engaged in a tragic accident, we wish to encourage the people in our neighborhood to drive slowly and with caution. This news article is not meant to be a solicitation for business. Any information offered shouldn’t be regarded as professional medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post wasn’t taken at the location of the collision.