45-Year-Old Mother Pushing Stroller Injured In Oceanside School Bus Collision Along Long Beach Road
OCEANSIDE, NEW YORK (November 28, 2023) – A woman was pushing a stroller across Long Beach Road when she was hit by a school bus in Oceanside.
Oceanside police officials are saying that the incident took place at 2:30 p.m. on November 13. A mother was pushing her child across the intersection when she was struck by a school bus making a left turn.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. She was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Oceanside Car Accidents
Many people are injured in school bus accidents every year. According to the National Safety Council, “School bus-related crashes killed 54 people nationwide in 2020, down by over 50% compared to 2019 according to National Safety Council (NSC) tabulations of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).” There are many factors that could contribute to school bus accidents.
- Dangerous left turns
- Inclement weather
- Driver intoxication
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. To that end, drivers must check their blind spots before making turns. Any person that is injured in a school bus accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A bus accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating New York Car Accidents
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in an Oceanside bus accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need a free, independent investigation into any accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.