A family recently settled a $30 million lawsuit after an 11-year-old girl was killed by a motorist while exiting a school bus. The family will receive a confidential amount from the local school district. The bus accident, which occurred in Wyoming, prompted a state law requiring external video cameras to be mounted on all school buses.
A hit-and-run at a Queens bus stop injured four people on Saturday, including a child.
The New York Times published an interesting piece about the man who recently died in a bicycle-bus collision on West 125th Street in Harlem. Victim Pedro Santiago, 45, was an ambitious Mexican immigrant who made friends from all walks of life. He wanted to become an engineer, and took classes at Columbia and Hofstra Universities. He regularly sent money back to family members in Mexico.
On Tuesday, a 71-year-old man sat on a bench in a bus shelter in Dyker Heights, patiently waiting for the B4 bus. Sadly, he never got aboard.
A 2-year-old boy will never be the same after a Brooklyn pedestrian crash on Saturday. The boy's family members stated that he suffered serious head trauma and will probably remain brain-dead for his entire life. His mother was also severely hurt and remains hospitalized in a semi-comatose state.