Bronx, NY – Car Accident on I-87 Near 179th St Leads to Injuries

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Bronx, NY (May 8, 2021) – At 4:25 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, May 8, a car accident with injuries occurred in the Bronx.

According to authorities, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-87 around the area of 179th Street and Fordham Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to unknown reasons. This led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Traffic was blocked in the area for a period of time as police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

New York sees more car accidents than many other states in the entire U.S. Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur, with many of these collisions leading to minor or severe injuries. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, paralysis, burns, and more. These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause victims to miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should always have a legal advocate on your side.

The victims of New York car accidents may be feeling helpless and alone after an accident that is not their fault. You will likely have a wide array of questions that you cannot answer without the help of an attorney. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say to the insurance company involved in your case? These are questions that an attorney will be able to help you answer.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents over the years. We understand how traumatic and devastating an accident can be and offer our help and resources to you. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information.

Notes: Our writers use secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include police and fire accident reports, news stories and newspaper stories, and first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the accidents. For that reason, the details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. If you do find any information that is incorrect, contact our firm to have a correction made immediately. If you would prefer the post to be removed from our site, let us know and we will accommodate you as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. have strived to build a solid reputation in the local business community throughout the decades. These posts are written to bring attention to the dangers related to serious accidents in our region and hope that everyone uses caution when operating a motor vehicle  The photos used in this post were not taken at the accident scene. The information in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business.

About the Author
Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner in Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller’s extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. He tries cases for the catastrophically injured victims of construction site accidents, motor vehicle and premises accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is a detail oriented, tenacious attorney committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients; he has obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements.