New Lebanon, NY – Bus vs Tractor-Trailer on I-90NY/NJ Legal News
New Lebanon, NY (December 03, 2019) – A tractor-trailer and a bus carrying approximately 30 people collided on Interstate 90 on Monday, December 2nd.
The crash took place near the Massachusetts state border in upstate New York at about 7:00 p.m. and has been attributed to the excessive snowfall in the area in the past two days.
Initial reports indicate that several people were injured as a result of the accident but none of those injuries appear to be life-threatening.
All lanes on the interstate were closed down as local fire, state police, and emergency medical personnel assessed the scene and addressed and injuries.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Bus Accidents in New Lebanon
The New York City Transit Authority operates more than 4,370 public buses and serves more than 666 million people each year. Along with the NYCTA, there are numerous private bus companies that attend to the private and public transit needs in and out of New York City. Buses are one of the most popular methods of mass transit in New York.
Although the NYCTA’s bus services offer one of the most efficient methods of transportation in New York, they can also be very hazardous. The state of New York has one of the highest percentages of bus accidents in the nation.
If you know someone who has sustained an injury as the result of a bus accident then you will need to contact a skilled and knowledgeable personal injury attorney from the offices of Metro Law as soon as you are able to do so.
Every minute that you let slip by without seeking proper legal representation lessens your chances of receiving full financial compensation for your damages. If you would like to have a free consultation with one of our reputable bus accident attorneys, then please reach out to us by calling (800) 469-6476 today.
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.