Queens, NY – MTA Bus Collision Leads to Injuries at 24th Ave & 21st St
Queens, NY (April 9, 2023) – One person was hurt in a bus-related collision that took place at a Queens intersection on the afternoon of Sunday, April 9.
According to Queens Police, the accident happened after 4 p.m. at the intersection of 24th Avenue and 21st Street. Police confirmed that an MTA bus was traveling through the intersection when it was involved in a collision with a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved passenger vehicle received a deployed airbag and severe damages due to the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the passenger vehicle, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the collision. The victim was rushed to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released. Queens officials continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We would like to offer our warmest sympathies to the party injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Bus Accidents in New York
Buses are some of the largest forms of transportation on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. Each year, nearly 63,000 buses are involved in collisions throughout the U.S., with many leading to injuries and some even taking lives. Buses are common carriers, which means that drivers are expected to utilize care and get their passengers from one place to another as safely as possible. If you have been hurt in a bus accident and know that another party is to blame, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Bus accidents have been on the rise over recent years, many of which lead to catastrophic damages and harm. There are many parties who could be to blame for your bus crash, making your claim even more complicated than usual. These include some of the following:
- Bus drivers
- Bus companies
- Manufacturers of bus parts
Proving that another party is to blame for your bus accident is not always an easy thing to do, which is why you may need assistance. It is crucial that you speak with a knowledgeable and compassionate Queens personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you after a bus crash or any other type of New York accident. We understand how complex any type of personal injury claim can be. Our attorneys are dedicated to standing by your side after an accident so that you can obtain the compensation that you deserve. We are here for you in your dire time of need after a bus crash. Please do not hesitate to contact a bus accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 to find out what we can do to help you in your time of need.
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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.