Staten Island, NY – Car Accident at Forest Hill Rd & Independence Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (July 31, 2021) – Around 11 p.m. on the night of Friday, July 30, a car accident occurred at an intersection in Staten Island.

According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Forest Hill Road and Independence Avenue. Multiple vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided due to reasons that are not yet known. A tow truck was present at the scene and removed one vehicle.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene. One person, who has not yet been identified, was injured in the accident. Their identity and condition are not yet known.

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

No further details have been released but the investigation 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 hospitalizations throughout the entire state of New York. In just one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in these accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents occur in many different areas but intersections are some of the most common. Millions of intersection accidents take place every single year in the entire U.S. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., in fact, approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney in your time of need.

The aftermath of a New York car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. It is never easy to face damages due to a car accident, which is why you should speak with a dedicated New York car accident attorney in your time of need. This is especially true if you have suffered from serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, and more. These injuries can impact your life in a variety of ways, sometimes sending victims to the hospital or keeping them out of the workplace. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should always have a legal advocate on your side. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in car accidents at

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our accident attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a serious car accident. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. You may find that you are eligible for various financial aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident, please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on 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.