Brooklyn, NY – Individual Injured in Electric Scooter Accident on 18th Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (February 22, 2021) – On Monday morning, February 22, an electric scooter accident occurred at an intersection in Brooklyn.

According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of 18th Avenue and 50th Street when a vehicle was making a turn at the intersection. The driver of an electric scooter was unable to avoid the collision in time and crashed into the passenger’s side of the vehicle.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident to help the injured party. The driver of the scooter, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their condition is not known at this time.

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

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Scooter Accidents in New York 

Because scooters offer no protection from harm, those involved in scooter-related accidents are more likely to become seriously injured in an accident. In just one recent year’s time, over 166 people were killed in accidents involving scooters and motorcycles throughout the state of New York. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from these accidents include road rash, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you have been harmed in a collision and you believe that another party is to blame, it is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side.

Motor vehicle accidents, including those involving scooters, are some of the most traumatic accidents on our roads. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a collision that was caused by another party. There are many negligent reasons for these accidents including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in an accident and believe that another party is to blame for your accident, you have a variety of options. It is imperative that you seek the help of a New York accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our New York accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have been hurt in an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our help when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward a variety of financial damages in your time of need. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact a scooter 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. 

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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.