Brooklyn, NY – Car Accident with Injuries on I-278 Near Wythe Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (June 2, 2021) – At 10:30 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, June 2, a car accident with injuries occurred in Brooklyn.

According to officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-278 around the area of Wythe Avenue and Kent Avenue. Several vehicles were traveling on the highway when they lost control due to unknown reasons, which led to extensive damages.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hospitalized with a variety of injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.

The roadway was blocked on the highway for a period of time as police cleared the scene.

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 

Highways are known for being incredibly dangerous areas on our roads and one of the most common places for car accidents in the state of New York. These accidents send hundreds of thousands of people to hospitals every single year. Being injured in a New York car accident can impact your life in a variety of ways, leaving you with questions that you will likely not be able to answer on your own. Because of this, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a New York car accident on their own. However, this is the reality that you may be faced with, as well as many other parties throughout the state each year. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that stem from car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can leave you feeling helpless and alone as you attempt to get back on your feet. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should always have the help of an attorney.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in serious car accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after an accident and offer a helping hand when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can help you.

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.