Brooklyn, NY – Injuries Reported in Car Accident on Eighth Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (February 27, 2021) – Around 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon, February 26, a car accident involving multiple vehicles occurred on a Brooklyn roadway.

According to FDNY responders, the accident occurred when multiple vehicles crashed on Eighth Avenue around the area of the Prospect Expressway. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. Eleven people were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not currently known.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision 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 car accidents occur in the state of New York every single year. Out of these accidents, a large percentage send victims to the hospital with serious injuries. Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons including intoxication, driver distractions, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you can prove that your accident took place due to the negligence of another party, you can be successful when it comes to your claim. It is imperative that you have the help of a legal advocate during these challenging times.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a New York car accident on their own. However, this is the reality that many victims face each year in the state. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that send victims to the hospital every year include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, paralysis, and more. These accidents cause victims to miss out on time at work, which can leave them feeling helpless and alone as they work toward their financial recovery. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York car accidents at

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be and offer our assistance to you when you’re in need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should never have to stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out 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.