Staten Island, NY – Two-Vehicle Collision with Injuries on Smith Terrace

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Staten Island, NY (March 26, 2021) – Around 4:50 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, March 25, a two-vehicle collision took place in Staten Island.

According to officials, the accident happened at 42 Smith Terrace. Two vehicles collided with each other in the area, which caused such severe damages that one of the vehicles left debris scattered all over a lawn. The compact vehicle and sedan involved in the accident sustained front-end damage as a result.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. One person, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. They are expected to make a recovery.

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

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

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

Car Accidents in New York 

New York sees hundreds of car accidents every week, some of which lead to hospitalizations due to the injuries that result. Car accidents are actually one of the leading causes of hospitalizations within the state, despite the fact that these accidents can typically be prevented. Collisions happen due to a wide array of reasons including driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. It is up to an injured victim to prove that another party caused your accident. If you have sustained injuries as a result of a collision, you should have the help of an attorney by your side.

Being injured in a New York car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever dealt with. The injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, paralysis, organ damage, and more. These injuries can impact every aspect of your life, leaving you to feel helpless and alone. Luckily, with the help of an attorney, you can move forward in your dire time of need.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how devastating a collision can be and offer our assistance to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, therapy costs, and more. You have options and should never have to stand alone. Please contact an accident attorney in New York that you can rely on at 516-484-4010.

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.