Staten Island, NY – Officer Injured in Car Crash at Hylan Blvd Intersection

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (January 18, 2021) – Around midnight on Sunday morning, January 17, an officer was injured in a car crash in Staten Island.

According to authorities, the accident took place at the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and New Dorp Lane when two or more vehicles collided with one another. Police have not yet confirmed the exact circumstances of the collision but said that a police cruiser sustained damages.

Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene of the collision to help those with injuries. The injured officer was immediately taken to Staten Island University Hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their condition is not known at this time.

The intersection was blocked in the area for an extended 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 

New York car accidents happen every hour of the day, some of which occur on highways and in parking lots. Another common and dangerous area for car accidents is at intersections, where accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. In just one year’s time, millions of intersection-related accidents occur in the entirety of the U.S. due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault, it is imperative that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.

New York car accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. These accidents sometimes leave victims feeling helpless and alone as they navigate the legal system for the first time. As such, you may be left with questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines do you have to meet when it comes to your case? What evidence is most imperative as you move forward and hold a party liable for their actions? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company? These are important questions that you will need answers to as you navigate the legal system. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in New York car accidents at

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents in New York over the years. We believe that you should always have an attorney on your side who is familiar with New York accident laws and can help you be successful with your claim. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out what options are available for 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.