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Injuries Reported After School Bus and Jeep Collision in The Bronx

Injuries Reported After School Bus and Jeep Collision in The Bronx

Bronx, NY – A school bus and a Jeep collided in Co-Op City, The Bronx, resulting in a child being critically injured. The accident happened just before 3:30 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2023, near the Hutchinson River Parkway. The male driver of the Jeep and his female passenger were taken to Jacobi Hospital in critical condition, while four children were on the bus along with the driver and an attendant. The critically injured child is currently receiving medical attention, but the other children are expected to recover.

The cause of the accident is currently unknown, but the collision has left several people severely injured. Authorities are investigating to determine what led to the crash.

School Bus Accidents

On average, over 35,000 school buses are involved in accidents each year in the United States. In this horrible accident, the families of the injured students should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. This includes reviewing:

  • Vehicle blind spots
  • Driving records
  • Driver accident history
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Video from the bus
  • Inspection of roadway conditions
  • 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
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident

School Bus Accident Attorneys

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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