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Jan 8, 2015

04:23:00 GMT--Vehicle Accident - North-America - USA



EDIS Number: VI-20150108-46592-USA

Date / time: 08/01/2015 04:21:57 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of New York

Location: New York City [ Utica Ave & Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: 25 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Heavy



Description:



More than two dozen people were hurt in a multi-vehicle accident involving an MTA bus in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon, authorities say. Fire officials said 25 people were injured; three of the victims had critical injuries, three were seriously hurt but their injuries were not considered life-threatening and 19 had injuries described as minor. The MTA confirmed one of the vehicles involved in the 4:30 p.m. accident at Utica Avenue and Clarendon Road in Flatbush was a city bus. It wasn't clear how many other vehicles were involved.




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