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Accident Between School Bus and Ambulance in Brooklyn Injures 2

Yashica Kaushal8 months ago

Two people are injured as a result of an accident involving an ambulance and a school bus that occurred in Brooklyn on Friday

About the Brooklyn Accident

According to ABC 7, the accident occurred around 6:30 am Friday on the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Bedford in Crown Heights.

The ambulance suffered major damage and ended up on the island of the roadway. The school bus suffered minor damage and left the scene relatively quickly.

While there were no injuries reported on the bus, the two victims injured inside the ambulance were taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition.

School-Transportation Crash Statistics

All information is provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the New York Department of Motor Vehicles:

  • Between 2003 and 2012, there were 348,253 fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes. Of those, 1,222 (0.35%) were classified as school-transportation-related.
  • Between 2003 and 2012, there were 1,353 people killed in school-transportation-related crashes—an average of 135 fatalities per year.
  • 2014, New York recorded 940 non-fatal personal injury crashes involving school vehicles injuring a total of 911 passengers.

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