Staten Island, NY (March 31, 2021) – Around 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, March 30, a car accident with injuries occurred on a major highway in Staten Island.
According to officials, the accident happened on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge when multiple vehicles collided with each other. The accident happened on the Brooklyn-bound side and led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene 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, which led to extensive delays until police cleared the scene.
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
Highways are some of the most dangerous places in the entire state of New York when it comes to accidents. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in New York accidents due to the negligence of others. Car accidents happen more commonly in New York than in many others states throughout the U.S. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to reasons including driver distractions, intoxication, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you have been hurt in an accident that is not your fault, it is important that you have the dedicated help of an attorney by your side.
Many individuals who have been injured in New York car accidents will have questions that they cannot answer on their own. For instance, what types of deadlines are you expected to meet when it comes to your claim? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options and should never stand alone.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in serious car accidents. We understand how traumatic an accident can be and offer our assistance when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward justice and compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have been injured and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out how we can assist you.
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