Update in Last Night’s Fung Wah Bus Accident on Canal Street

Posted on: January 8th, 2013 at 7:50 am by

[Photo: GregNF]

[Photo: GregNF]

As we first reported, a Brooklyn-bound Fung Wah bus struck two pedestrians at the base of the Manhattan Bridge last night at around 11pm. ABC News has it this morning that the two victims were in the crosswalk at Bowery and Canal, and were pinned beneath the vehicle. Both were both hospitalized – one listed in “serious” condition and the other as “stable.”

No passengers were reportedly on the bus at the time, and the driver will not be charged in the incident.

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    When will Chinatown’s leaders address the important issue of how many Chinese recklessly cross the street at this difficult intersection? They do not watch for oncoming traffic, but instead just dart into the street even when the light is red. Especially disturbing is when they have small children in tow.