Brooklyn, NY – Bus vs Car Crash Injures 15, One Critically on Essex St near New Lots Ave

Brooklyn, NY – Bus vs Car Crash Injures 15, One Critically on Essex St near New Lots Ave

Brooklyn, NY (May 30, 2023) – A collision involving an MTA bus and numerous other vehicles happened in Brooklyn on Sunday, May 28. The incident left over a dozen individuals with injuries and one woman in critical condition, officials reported. 

The scene unfolded at around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of Essex Street and New Lots Avenue in East New York. A bus crashed with other vehicles, police said. 

At least six other vehicles were ensnared among the wreckage, NYPD reported. Reports also stated that at least 15 people sustained injuries when the bus was t-boned at the intersection. 

A 44-year-old woman was promptly transported to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition after she was found unresponsive in a sedan at the scene. Her name has not been reported at this time. 

Authorities in Brooklyn continue to investigate the details of the collision. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims. 

New York Bus Crashes

 Brooklyn, NY - Bus vs Car Crash Injures 15, One Critically on Essex St near New Lots AveBeing involved in a car accident of any kind can be a stressful experience. Car accidents have become a serious issue in the United States, especially in the past decade. The number of daily American car crashes has skyrocketed to over 17,000/day due to driver behaviors such as distraction, intoxication, and speeding. For example, distraction causes over 400,000 car crashes per year in the United States.

Additionally, speeding takes more than 11,000 lives annually throughout the country. Fatigued driving is also a dangerous issue often seen displayed among American drivers. In one recent year, more than 100,000 auto accidents were reported as the result of overtired drivers. As these statistics demonstrate, driver negligence is a dangerous and selfish act that can injure or take the lives of anyone involved.

Traffic accidents that involve buses can be much more severe than those that involve other, smaller vehicles. This is due to the sheer size and weight of buses, which are easily 20 to 30 times heavier than passenger vehicles. On average, thousands of bus accidents happen annually in the United States that cause injuries to thousands of people and take the lives of hundreds. 

If you or someone you love has been hurt in a bus crash caused by driver negligence, it is in your best interest to contact a bus crash lawyer in Brooklyn. A personal injury attorney can help you recover in the difficult aftermath of your accident. Depending on the extent to which your injuries have affected your life, Including damages such as pain, suffering, loss of life enjoyment, medical bills, the cost associated with vehicle repairs, etc., you may be eligible to collect a significant amount of financial comments compensation that can help you pay for all of these damages and more.

Call the law office of Metro Law as soon as you can at (800) 469-6476 to learn more about your ability to recover with the help of a skilled legal advocate. We offer free consultations and charge no fees out of pocket. We only received payment if you receive compensation.