Staten Island, NY- Child Injured in Read-End Crash on Staten Island Expy

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (July 16, 2021) – On Thursday, July 15, a child was injured in a rear-end crash on a highway on Staten Island.

According to local police, the accident happened on the Staten Island Expressway around the area of South Avenue. A pickup truck was traveling westbound on the highway when a Volvo rear-ended the truck due to reasons that are not yet known. The Volvo then slammed into another vehicle.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately called to the scene. A child was located in the back seat of the Volvo when the accident happened. The child was severely injured and taken to a local hospital with critical injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.

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

Car Accidents in New York 

More car accidents occur in the state of New York than in many other places within the entire U.S. In just one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents throughout the state and some lives are even lost due to these accidents. Car crashes occur in many different areas but highways are among the most common places for collisions. This is due to the fact that many drivers travel in these areas and engage in some of the most negligent acts. Some of the most common reasons for car crashes on our highways include distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you have been seriously injured in a New York car accident, you may be left feeling alone and confused. It is crucial that you have the help of an attorney as you move forward.

The aftermath of a New York car accident can be a difficult time in your life to face. Some of the most severe injuries stem from these accidents including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. As you attempt to get back on your feet, you may be left with questions and concerns that only a New York car accident attorney will be able to answer. It is important that you seek immediate help with your claim. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in car accidents in New York at

Because it can be difficult to face the aftermath of an accident on your own, our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that you have endured in the event of an accident that is not your fault. Speaking with an attorney can help you work toward the compensation you deserve for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have been injured in a crash, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for the help you deserve.

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.