Staten Island, NY (July 27, 2021) – At 2 p.m. on Monday afternoon, July 26, two officers were injured in a rollover crash on Staten Island.
According to NYPD officials, the accident occurred at the intersection of Father Capodanno Boulevard and Seaview Avenue. A male officer struck a median and flipped a squad car over onto its side. At the time, the police were on their way to a family dispute. Both officers were trapped in their vehicle and were extricated by bystanders.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The two police officers inside the vehicle were injured and taken to Staten Island University Hospital. Their injuries included neck, back, arm, and shoulder injuries. The officers are both expected to be okay.
It is believed that the officer who was driving the cruiser was improperly turning at the time. It is not known if they were cited.
The roadway was blocked for a short period of time following the collision.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Every year, hundreds of thousands of victims are injured due to car accidents throughout the state of New York. These accidents take on many different forms but some of the most severe are rollovers. In approximately one recent year’s time, over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including driver distractions, 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 that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a New York car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Those injured in car accidents will typically have questions that only a New York car accident attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet if you want to successfully move forward with a claim? What evidence will you need to gather to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a dedicated accident attorney.
Our skilled New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you move forward after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident on physical, emotional, and financial levels. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can assist you at this time.
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