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One Killed in Vehicle Collision with Bus in Rochester

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Tina Robinson3 years ago

A deadly collision between a vehicle and an RTS bus left one man dead on Tuesday afternoon, according to ABC 13 WHAM.

Details of the Deadly Collision

Preliminary reports from police say that a silver Dodge sedan was traveling along West Main Street in Rochester when an oncoming vehicle made a sudden left-turn, cutting off the sedan. The driver of the Dodge swerved to avoid the vehicle and collided with a city bus, killing the driver of the sedan. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not released the name of the victim, but family members who recognized the vehicle told reporters the car belonged to Terrence Frye.

The bus driver was the only occupant of the RTS when the crash occurred. After his condition was assessed at the scene, the bus driver was transported to a nearby hospital.

Police say they are still looking for the driver of the third vehicle.

New York Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

The New York Department of Motor Vehicles provides the following accident statistics for 2012:

  • In 2012, there were 294,757 motor vehicle crashes.
  • 1,082 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents. Another 123,296 people were injured.
  • 15.8% of crashes were caused by driver’s failure to yield to the right-of-way.
  • Another 4% of crashes were caused by improper turning.

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