Candor, NY (February 6, 2020) – New York State Police officials were dispatched to the scene of a crash involving a Candor School District school bus on Thursday morning, February 6th. According to authorities, the rollover accident happened at around 10:15 a.m. along Brink Road in the town of Candor.
Officers stated that a school bus occupied by the driver and two students rolled over off the side of the roadway, prompting emergency responders to the scene. Medical crews arrived at the accident site where one of the children suffered non-life threatening lacerations.
At this time, the exact condition of the victim has not been reported. Investigators are continuing to piece together the events that led to this incident.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in New York
Between the years of 1999 and 2002, around 325 buses were involved in accidents that resulted in fatal injuries. Approximately 39 percent of those collisions included a school bus. New York bus accidents are, unfortunately, frequent due to various factors such as poor maneuverability and prolonged stopping distance. The weight, size, and power of such vehicles often contribute to the regularity of these accidents, and it is absolutely essential to know your rights following a sudden crash.
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