Buffalo School Bus Accident Injured Two People By Grant Street and Forest Avenue
BUFFALO, NEW YORK (February 15, 2022) – Two people were injured in a school bus accident near the intersection of Grant Street and Forest Avenue.
Erie County police officials are saying that the collision took place around 7:20 a.m. on Monday, February 14th. An SUV was attempting to make a left turn when it collided with a school bus.
A man and a female student were injured in the crash. Both were taken to the Erie County Medical Center in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Buffalo School Bus Accidents
Every driver has a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid collisions. This includes obeying all traffic regulations. Pursuant to New York Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1141, “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway shall yield the right of way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction which is within the intersection or so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.” If a driver makes an unprotected left turn, they could be held at fault in the event of a collision. Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Organ damage
Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain an suffering. It is important that evidence is properly protected after an accident. Evidence is what will ultimately be used to demonstrate negligence. A New York bus accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Buffalo School Bus Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the victims of this accident. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened. Any person that may have witnessed the crash should reach out to police. It is our sincere hope that steps are taken to prevent similar collisions.
Do you need help after being involved in a Buffalo collision? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. 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. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.