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27 Passengers Injured After Two Buses Collide in Manhattan

27 Passengers Injured After Two Buses Collide in Manhattan

Manhattan, NY – A serious accident occurred when two buses collided on Thursday, July 6, 2023, resulting in dozens of passengers being injured. The crash occurred between an MTA bus and a double-decker tour bus around 7 p.m. near East 23rd Street and 1st Avenue. A total of 27 injured passengers were injured and transported to nearby hospitals. According to authorities, the driver of the double decker bus allegedly ran a red light right, causing the collision to occur.


Bus Accidents

Unfortunately, there are over 60,000 bus accidents that occur each year. In this accident, the injured victims and their families should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. This includes reviewing:

  • Vehicle blind spots
  • Driving records
  • Timing of traffic signals
  • The route the buses were traveling
  • Recent maintenance history
  • Driver accident history
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Video from the buses
  • Inspection of roadway conditions
  • Speed the buses were travelling
  • Police accident report
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • Accident history at this intersection
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident

Bus Accident Attorneys

At The Barnes Firm, our team of attorneys are investigating this accident so that we get the best result possible for the people we represent who were injured in this collision. As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in bus accidents and have found that some common causes include:  

  • Inexperienced drivers   
  • Distracted driving   
  • Fatigue  
  • Speeding or reckless driving   
  • Congested roads   
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance   

Our trusted and experienced bus accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in bus accidents get the best result possible. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.     

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.      

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