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

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Bronx, NY (January 7, 2021) – Around 6:10 a.m. on Thursday morning, January 7, a car accident with injuries occurred in the Bronx.

According to officials, the accident took place in the southbound lanes of I-87 around the area of 179th Street. It is believed that multiple vehicles collided after one or more lost control. The accident led to extensive damages to the vehicles involved.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those with injuries. One or more parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Two lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

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

Car Accidents in New York 

Hundreds of thousands of serious car accidents happen in the state of New York every single year. Out of these accidents, many victims sustain serious and even life-threatening injuries. Some of the most common injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should have the skilled help of an accident attorney on your side.

Many injuries caused by New York car accidents land victims in the hospital and even keep them from returning to work. Because of this, you may wonder where you can turn on both a financial and physical level. It is important that you have a skilled and dedicated attorney on your side who can assist you every step of the way when it comes to your personal injury claim. An attorney will be able to answer any questions you have during these difficult times.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents within the state over the years. We understand how traumatic an accident can be and offer our assistance to you in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out what options are available for you in your time of need.

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.