10/26/2011 // New York City, New York, USA // New York City Accident Lawyer // Jonathan C Reiter
On Tuesday, October 18, 2011, a bus and tractor trailer crashed on the New York State Thruway near Sloatsburg, leaving several injured people, according to information received by New York bus crash lawyer, Jonathan C Reiter. The crash occurred at approximately 5:30 am, in the southbound lanes of the highway.
Investigators reported the driver of the tractor trailer witnessed a vehicle floundering in the right lane ahead of his vehicle. Upon slowing down, the tractor trailer was rear ended by a bus, as relayed to New York City injury attorney Jonathan C Reiter.
The New York Trailways bus was transporting 17 passengers from Kingston to New York City. Eight people, including the bus driver who had been briefly trapped, were taken to the hospital for treatment. The driver’s injuries, which were to his leg and pelvic area, were the most serious of the injuries.
New York Trailways later dispatched a second bus to transport the remaining, uninjured passengers to the city, according to reports received by New York bus accident lawyer, Jonathan C Reiter.
New York bus accident lawyer, Jonathan C Reiter explains the actual cause of the accident remains under investigation.
This latest New York bus crash is the most recent of many, which have included multiple injuries and deaths. Previous crashes occurred on August 3, 2011 in upstate New York; July 23, 2011 in Waterloo, New York and March 13, 2011 near the Hutchinson River Parkway.
The previous year saw similarly destructive bus crashes, including the September 11, 2010 New York bus crash that killed four people. New York bus accident lawyer Jonathan C Reiter explains the double decker Megabus was traveling on the Onondaga Lake Parkway in Salina when it ran into a low railroad bridge and caused major damage to both bridge and bus. New York City injury attorney Jonathan C Reiter is currently representing the family one of the vcitims killed in the crash.
*Leading Manhattan bus accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter states if you or a loved one has been injured or killed in an automobile accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages. With over thirty years of experience litigating the complex claims of car, truck, motorcycle and bus accident victims and their families, contacting New York bus crash lawyer Jonathan C Reiter with regard to your personal injury case may help you obtain the reparations you deserve.
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