Brooklyn School Bus Accident Leads to Over a Dozen Injuries
A bus crash that occurred near Lynch Street in Williamsburg in the early morning of January 27 resulted in several injuries and hospitalizations.
Summary of the Brooklyn Bus Crash
Emergency responders reported that fifteen people faced minor injuries from the Lynch Street crash. The passengers, mainly children, were checked out by a nurse and taken to the Bellevue Hospital for further clearance.
According to CBS New York, the Consolidated Bus Company also revealed that the children involved in the crash were special needs students. Fortunately, no one was killed or critically wounded during the incident.
Authorities have not reported what the cause of accident was or have stated the driver’s name.
School Bus Accident Statistics
- Approximately 17,000 kids under the age of 19 years face school bus related injuries
- 24% of these injuries occurred as children were entering or exiting the buses
- From the years 2004 to 2013, nearly 1,200 people lost their lives in school transportation-related accidents according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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