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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Fatal MTA Bus Accident

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A 7-year-old boy riding a battery-powered motorized scooter was killed after being struck by an MTA bus crash in the Bronx on May 26th, 2018, police say. The child was struck on East 184th St. and Webster Avenue in Fordham Heights around 3:30 pm. The child was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses say the reason why the bus driver did not see the boy in time was that the 7-year-old came zooming down the sidewalk, down a hill, and into the street. The sidewalk is behind a building, so it created a blind spot for the bus...

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss MTA Bus Crashing Into FDNY Fire Truck

More than a dozen people sustained injuries when a fire truck and a city bus collided in Queens on Sunday, June 26 explains Arkady Frekhtman of the F&A Injury Law Firm, New York City Bus Accident Lawyers. The FDNY fire engine was westbound on Ditmars Boulevard when it collided with an MTA bus northbound on 21st Street. The crash occurred at approximately 12:20 p.m. The fire engine was en route to an "all hands fire" on 26th Avenue in Astoria. At the time of the collision, there were five firefighters on the fire truck and 13 passengers, and a driver on the...

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Jury Award In Queens MTA Bus Collision

New York City Bus Accident Lawyers at the F&A Injury Law Firm discuss a recent jury verdict in Queens involving a serious MTA bus crash. On Friday, April 15, a jury in Queens, New York, awarded $12.5 million to a man injured in a bus accident that happened in 2009. The jury found the bus driver and his employer, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) liable, according to a report in the New York Post. MTA Bus Accident Details Just before the accident, a traffic enforcement official instructed the man to pull his van over to a bus stop because it was blocking...

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Update: MTA Bus Action Plan

The MTA unveiled a Bus Action Plan on Monday to improve their service. This plan includes measures that are sweeping and mean to improve the reliability and speed of the bus service in NYC. They are looking to modernize the network as the MTA bus has been losing ridership over the years. The plan is being presented by NYC Transit President Andy Byford. He is looking to reinvent the service. He wants to evaluate every bus route and revamp the entire program. They are looking to meet many initiatives that will be completed ranging from short-term to long-term. Changes include the MYmta app...

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MTA Driver Arrested for Hitting Pedestrian While Driving Drunk

On April 27, an intoxicated MTA bus driver was arrested. The driver, Raquel James, was driving while drunk along Rockaway Parkway and Winthrop Street in Brooklyn. This happened at around 3 in the morning. While driving, he hit a female pedestrian. This information comes from the police. James was taken into custody. He has been charged with multiple charges including vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and more. The extent of the injuries to the pedestrian is not known at this time. If we learn any more details about this accident, we will keep you posted. This is an emerging story. If you’ve been seriously...

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Bus Accident Lawyers

There are many kinds of buses that can be found on the roads of New York. These can include school buses, MTA bus, tour buses, Greyhound buses, airport buses, and many more. Each kind of bus is there for a specific purpose, but they are all used to take many people from one place to another at one time. In a place like New York City, riding on a bus is a normal part of life for many people. While most of the time these rides are safe and everything goes smoothly, just like with any other type of vehicle, crashes...

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Update on MTA Bus Accident in Brooklyn

An update on a story we reported on earlier in the week has come in. This accident occurred on Friday, April 6. There were around 20 people who were injured in an accident on this day. The accident involved an MTA bus and multiple vehicles, and it happened in Brooklyn. Overall, the injuries to the passengers and those in the vehicles were minor. But, some passengers who were on the B44 bus were taken to the hospital for their injuries. The extent of the injuries is not known. While the details are still not known, early reports indicate that a BMW rear-ended...

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MTA Fatal Collision Ruled Not Criminal

This story is new as it happened on April 5, 2018. There was a fatal train collision that happened south of the Beacon Train Station. The accident has been ruled not criminal, according to Nancy Gamerman. She is a spokesperson for Metro-North. The train was scheduled to arrive at the Beacon Station at 12:08 p.m. The train hit an unidentified victim at 12:24 p.m. The incident left one person dead, and it appears to have involved an unauthorized person who was on the train tracks. The captain of the Metropolitan Transit Authority police, Jennifer Kelly, said that there were six officers who were...

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Charter and City Bus Accidents Remain a Dangerous Threat

Three people died and 16 others were injured in one of the most serious bus accidents recently in New York City. A speeding chartered bus (traveling at about 58 miles per hour) ran a red light in Queens and hit an MTA bus on September 18, 2017. The entire event was caught on a nearby video surveillance camera showing the danger to NYC from bus accidents. The improper speed of the chartered bus sealed the fate of many. Those who perished included the chartered bus driver, a pedestrian, and a passenger on the MTA bus. Within twenty-four hours, National Transportation...

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What Should You Do After a Bus Accident in Brooklyn?

What Should You Do After a Bus Accident?

Each day in New York, thousands of people get on buses as they are traveling to their destinations. The people who use buses each day are varied, and they use buses for many different reasons. Some people use MTA buses to get to work and back home. Some people are tourists using buses to see the city. School buses are used to transport children to school. In the event of an accident, the impacts can be intense as buses are large. Also, buses do not usually have seat belts and their large size can cause maneuverability issues. Buses can have large...

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