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An MTA bus careened onto the sidewalk in Brooklyn Tuesday evening, injuring four people, cops said.
The driver lost control of the vehicle during a “medical episode” at around 6:20 p.m. near the intersection of Brownsville’s East New York and Ralph avenues, cops said.
The B12 bus went flying over the sidewalk — hitting a lamp post, “three small trees,” a street sign and two parked cars, including an Uber BMW with two passengers, AMNewYork reported.
The lamp post collapsed and injured one pedestrian, cops said Wednesday. Another three were struck by debris.
No bus riders were injured, cops said.
The number of riders bring thrown around on city buses is up this year, the MTA reported Monday — with officials blaming drivers swerving to avoid cars, bikes and pedestrians.
The number of “bus customer accidents” — reported mishaps that do not involve collisions — is up 11% through the end of August, from 442 in 2018 to 494, according to MTA data provided to The Post.
Of those, 207 — or 41.9% — were caused by “throwing movements,” a 5.5% jump from last year.
The MTA blames its drivers — and traffic.
The second most common bus mishap — slips or falls that occur when riders board or exit the bus — is down slightly, from 163 to 160.
Reported collisions and collisions involving injuries have also increased this year, albeit slightly, by 1.2% and 1.8% respectively.
School bus-related crashes killed 117 people nationwide in 2018, according to National Safety Council (NSC) tabulations of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
A school bus-related crash is defined by NHTSA as any crash in which a vehicle, regardless of body design, used as a school bus is directly or indirectly involved. This includes incidents involving school children getting in or out of a vehicle.
From 2009 to 2018, about 70% of the deaths in school bus-related crashes were occupants of vehicles other than the school bus, and 17% were pedestrians. About 5% were school bus passengers, 4% were school bus drivers, and 2% were pedalcyclists.
Of the people injured in school bus-related crashes from 2008 to 2018, about 36% were school bus passengers, 8% were school bus drivers, and 51% were occupants of other vehicles. The remainder were pedestrians, pedalcyclists, and other or unknown.
- 32 people were hurt when one bus rear-ended the other; all but one of those victims went to the hospital, authorities say
- Eight of the 32 victims had serious injuries, but those were not believed to be life-threatening and the other injuries were minor
- One of the buses had 25 passengers on board, while there were 37 on board the other
A garbage truck driver apparently lost control of his vehicle in Weehawken, NJ on Wednesday afternoon, hitting pedestrians and then plunging through the guardrails into Route 495—right by the Lincoln Tunnel. At least seven people were injured, and traffic snarled around the Lincoln Tunnel, and the Port Authority suspended bus service on one of the busiest travel days of the year.