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Brooklyn, NY (May 21, 2020) – An MTA bus veered onto a sidewalk in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn on Tuesday evening, May 19th, leaving at least four people injured. It happened at the intersection of East New York Avenue and Ralph Avenue at around 6:20 p.m.

According to officers, the operator of the B12 bus suffered a medical episode and drove onto the sidewalk, striking a lamppost, a street sign, three small trees, and two parked vehicles, including a BMW, occupied by three individuals. The lamp post collapsed from the impact and struck a pedestrian. Three others were hit by debris.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they verified that at least four people were injured. No one on the bus was hurt.

Authorities are conducting an investigation into the cause of this incident.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Bus Accidents in New York

Brooklyn, NY – Four Hurt After MTA Bus Crash onto Sidewalk at E New York & Ralph Ave

Between 1999 and 2002, roughly 325 buses were involved in collisions that ended with fatal wounds. New York bus accidents, like anywhere else, are frequently due to factors such as poor maneuverability and a prolonged stopping distance. The immense weight, size, and power of such vehicles contribute to the seriousness of such accidents, and it is essential for victims to know their rights, moving forward.

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