Staten Island, NY – Two Injured in Car Accident on Hylan Blvd

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (December 30, 2020) – On Wednesday, December 30, a serious car accident took place on a roadway in Staten Island that injured two victims.

According to police, the accident took place on Hylan Boulevard around the area of Dongan Hills Avenue. Police believe that a 52-year-old driver suffered a medical episode while driving a Toyota Highlander. He suddenly lost control of his vehicle and crossed into oncoming traffic, where his vehicle collided head-on with a Toyota RAV4. Police believe that the driver suffered from a heart attack.

The 52-year-old driver was taken to Staten Island University Hospital with critical injuries. The 48-year-old driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover from neck and knee injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.

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

Car Accidents in New York 

Every week, hundreds of people are injured as a result of New York car accidents. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of victims in the hospital every single year. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that is not your fault. It is important that you have a legal advocate on your side during these challenging times.

Being injured in a New York car accident can leave you with many questions that only an attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what types of evidence will help you prove your claim? What deadlines will you have to meet when it comes to your case? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you will be able to answer with the help of a skilled attorney. Find out more about how we have helped others in the midst of New York car accidents at

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents over the years. We understand how challenging it can be to move forward after an accident that was caused by another party. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York for more information at 516-484-4010.

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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.