Brooklyn, NY – DUI Accident at 12th Ave & 45th St Intersection

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (May 11, 2021) – On Tuesday afternoon, May 11, a DUI accident took place at an intersection in Brooklyn.

According to NYPD officials, the accident happened at the intersection of 12th Avenue and 45th Street when two vehicles collided with one another. Police confirmed that NYPD officials were called to look into a possible intoxicated driver in the area. When the NYPD cruiser was going through the intersection, it collided with a second vehicle.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One officer and the driver of the other vehicle were injured and transported to local hospitals.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.

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 

Every year, New York sees more DUI-related accidents than many other states throughout the U.S. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, approximately 6,019 people were injured in drunk driving accidents. These collisions happen in the blink of an eye but intersections are some of the most common places. Millions of intersection-related accidents happen every year due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in an accident and believe that another party is to blame, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.

Being injured in a New York car accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. Your life could be impacted on physical and financial levels as you try to move forward. Injured victims are urged to seek immediate help when it comes to their claims. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in car accidents in New York at

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in New York car accidents over the years. We believe that you have many options for holding a party liable for your claim, which is why we offer our help and support in your time of need. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a New York accident attorney 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.