Brooklyn, NY – Bus Crash on E 87th St Results in Injuries

Brooklyn, NY – Bus Crash on E 87th St Results in Injuries

Brooklyn, NY (August 14, 2020) – An accident reported on Thursday evening in the Brooklyn area left several victims injured. On August 13, the New York Fire Department assisted police at the site of a collision on East 87th Street.

Reports provided by authorities show that a collision involving a bus and several other vehicles took place on East 87th Street near the intersection with Avenue M at approximately 6:10 p.m. Several people involved in this crash were injured. One person was extricated from their vehicle by responding firefighters. Medical personnel rendered aid to those injured at the site of the crash before transporting an unknown number of victims to local hospitals for further treatment of injuries. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.

Commercial Vehicle Accidents in New York

Brooklyn, NY – Bus Crash on E 87th St Results in InjuriesMore than 30,000 people are injured in New York motor vehicle accidents each year. Truck and bus accidents are particularly devastating as they often force victims into local hospitals where they have to undergo extensive and costly medical treatment. Many victims have to spend weeks in local hospitals followed by months going back and forth to therapy. The size and weight of semi-trucks mean that any victims involved in these crashes are at an increased risk of suffering life-threatening injuries that leave them permanently impaired.

After being involved in an accident, many victims are overcome by fear, confusion, and helplessness. In order to deal with the mental, physical, and financial consequences victims face moving forward, New York provides victims with the ability to file legal claims against the at-fault parties. These claims filed in civil courts enable victims to recover compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, repairs, and lost wages. When victims sustain injuries in collisions as a result of other drivers’ actions, they should contact a New York truck accident attorney as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.

Working with an attorney in the aftermath of your accident is your best bet at recovering the maximum amount of compensation available for your legal claim. Our team at is well-versed in handling personal injury claims surrounding motor vehicle accidents for victims. Our team of aggressive personal injury attorneys in New York has helped numerous victims collect millions of dollars for their claims. Our knowledge of personal injury laws enables us to provide an aggressive and responsive legal representation to those in need. We stop at nothing to ensure our clients are in the best position imaginable moving forward after being injured in a preventable collision in the state of New York or New York. If you were injured in an accident, and you believe negligence played a role, contact our New York injury accident attorneys at (800) 469-6478 to see what legal options are available for you.

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.