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Town of Taghkanic, NY – Students & Driver Hurt in School Bus Crash on Pumpkin Hollow Rd

Town of Taghkanic, NY (November 8, 2019) – Two students aboard a school bus, as well as the driver, were taken to the hospital after a collision in the Town of Taghkanic. The crash was reported along Pumpkin Hollow Road on Friday morning, November 8th.

Police stated that the bus had gone off the roadway, subsequently crashing into a tree in the area. The bus was occupied by the driver and ten students at the time of the accident.

Medical responders arrived at the scene and transported the driver and two injured students to a nearby hospital. The conditions of the victims have not been reported. Authorities are currently conducting a thorough investigation into the incident.

Bus Accidents in New York

Town of Taghkanic, NY – Students & Driver Hurt in School Bus Crash on Pumpkin Hollow Rd

Between 1999 and 2002, nearly 325 buses were involved in collisions with fatal injuries, and 39% of those were reported to have involved a school bus. New York bus accidents are unfortunately common due to factors such as poor maneuverability and stopping distance. The sheer weight and size of such vehicles contribute to the frequency of accidents, and it is essential to understand your rights should you be injured in a crash.

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