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Multiple People Injured In Commack School Bus Accident

New York State Police Investigating Commack Bus Accident That Left Multiple People Injured on the Long Island Expressway

Multiple People Injured In Commack School Bus Accident

COMMACK, NEW YORK (February 18, 2024) – Several people were injured in Commack after a school bus was involved in a collision on the Long Island Expressway.

Commack police officials are saying that the collision took place around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday. A school bus struck a guardrail and landed on its side.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help all of the victims. The bus driver, school aide and several children were taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.

A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For Long Island Car Accidents

School buses are considered “common carriers” under the law and their drivers are held to a high standard in terms of safety. They must do everything that human care and vigilance can do to avoid collisions. School buses can weigh ten to twenty times more than a passenger vehicle. There are a number of factors that could contribute to a school bus collision.

  • Distracted driving
  • Poor road conditions
  • Driver intoxication
  • Speeding

The vast majority of car accidents are preventable and involve some amount of driver error. Bus accidents can be complex events. The factors that contribute to any bus accident may take place long before the actual collision. Any person that is injured in a school bus accident may have legal recourse through a civil 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 Commack School Bus Accidents

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Commack school bus accident? You may have legal recourse. Our team of bus accident attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims get the support and justice that they deserve. Whether you just have legal questions or are thinking about hiring an attorney we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.


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Jeff S. Korek

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Jeff S. Korek joined Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. in 1992 as the Senior Trial partner. Known for his meticulous preparation and dedication to his clients, Jeff has obtained some of the state’s highest verdicts and settlements.