Brooklyn, NY – Scooter Accident at Intersection of 8th Ave & 39th St

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (January 16, 2021) – Around 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, a scooter accident involving a truck took place in Brooklyn.

According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of 8th Avenue and 39th Street when a man on a scooter was headed through the intersection. At the same time, a truck drove through and the two collided. The scooter was left with severe damages.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The injured adult male on the scooter was taken to the hospital with severe injuries.

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

No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.

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

Scooter Accidents in New York

Every year, approximately 166 people are killed in scooter and motorcycle accidents, which are both similar in nature. Because scooter drivers are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, accidents involving these victims are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm. Some of the most severe injuries that result from these accidents include road rash, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and even death in the worst cases. If you have suffered losses as a result of a scooter accident, it is essential that you have the help of an accident attorney on your side.

Motor vehicle accidents, including those involving scooters, happen every day in the state of New York. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in an accident that is not your fault, it is important that you have help moving forward. An attorney can help you meet deadlines and hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in serious scooter accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you after an accident that was caused by another party. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that you receive the compensation and justice that you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out how we can assist 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. 

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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.