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Car Slams Into MTA Bus Injures 8

NEW YORK – Eight people were injured Wednesday evening when a car slammed into a MTA bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn — sending the bus plowing into several parked cars and a building.

An exclusive surveillance video captured the moment the routine bus ride turned into a struggle for safety. The accident occurred around 5:50 p.m., the car hit the front of a B61 bus traveling down Dwight Street at Coffey Street in Brooklyn.

The bus struck several parked autos, jumped the curb and struck a nearby building, the MTA said.

The MTA said the bus driver, a 22-year veteran, was rushed to the hospital. So was the driver of the Camry.

Police also said three bus passengers were taken to Lutheran Medical Center, where they were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

A few other patients were also taken to area hospitals with minor injuries.


Paul Ajlouny, New York bus accident lawyer represents clients in New York who have been injured in bus accidents. Mr. Ajlounys personal injury law firm represents injured clients filing lawsuits against.

  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • New York City Transit Authority NYC Subways and Buses
  • School Buses
  • New York Bus Charter Companies

If you were injured in this type of accident, call (800) 535-5029 to speak with an personal injury lawyer today.

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