Brooklyn, NY (July 30, 2021) – At 1:12 p.m. on Friday afternoon, July 30, two people were injured in a construction accident in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident happened at 439 Lincoln Road in the Prospect-Lefferts Garden neighborhood. Several construction workers were working on a building when its roof collapsed. It is not known what led to the collapse.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Two individuals, who have not yet been identified, were injured in the accident. The victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
Approximately 60 members of FDNY were present at the scene to help those in need and clear the area.
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.
Construction Accidents in New York
More construction site accidents occur in the state of New York than in many other states throughout the entire U.S. Though these accidents can range from minor to severe in nature, they should always be taken seriously. Many construction accidents can be easily prevented so that harm does not occur. Between the years 2005 and 2015, it was estimated that approximately 16 construction work deaths occurred in New York. Workers within the state are approximately five times more likely to be killed in construction zones than in other industries. It is never easy to face the losses that are caused by a construction accident. However, this is the reality that many injured victims within the state face every single year. If you have been hurt in a construction accident, you should speak with a dedicated attorney in your time of need.
Being injured in a construction accident can impact your life in a variety of ways, which is why you should have a New York construction accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to walk you through this complex process and help you answer any questions that you may have. For instance, they can help you gather evidence and meet deadlines so that you can be successful in your claim. Many parties could be at fault for a construction accident including other workers, your employer, a manufacturer, and more. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our New York accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in construction accidents and beyond. We understand how overwhelming a construction accident can be, especially because serious injuries tend to stem from these accidents. It can be a long road to recovery before you, which is why you should have a dedicated attorney on your side. We will help you work toward compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial aspects. If you have been hurt in a construction accident, 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 at this time.
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