Manhattan, NY – Multi-Vehicle Collision on Canal St Near Holland Tunnel

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Manhattan, NY (December 6, 2020) – Around 9:55 p.m. on Saturday night, December 5, a multi-vehicle collision occurred in Manhattan.

Police confirmed that the accident took place when multiple vehicles collided in the westbound lanes of Canal Street around the area of the Holland Tunnel. Police did not comment on the exact circumstances leading up to the accident but have said that the crash led to extensive damages.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash to assist those in need. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Traffic was stopped in the area back to West Broadway until police cleared the scene.

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

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of serious injuries and hospitalizations throughout the entire state of New York. Every year, car accidents lead to hundreds of thousands of injured victims due to the negligence of others. These accidents lead to many different types of serious injuries such as whiplash, TBIs, fractures, paralysis, and more. These injuries can have a huge impact on your life, keeping you out of work as the bills pile up against you. You may wonder where you can turn in your time of need.

Being injured in a New York car accident can impact your life on physical, emotional, and financial levels. These accidents happen due to many negligent reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. If you can show that another party is responsible for your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with a claim. However, it is imperative that you seek the help of an attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York car accidents.

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to assist you every step of the way when you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault. Being injured in a car accident can leave you feeling helpless and alone. You should never have to worry about how you are going to afford to pay for the bills that pile up against you after an accident that is not your fault. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact a New York accident attorney at 516-484-4010 for more information on your options moving forward.

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.