Brooklyn, NY (November 10, 2020) – On Tuesday afternoon, November 9, a bicycle accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of 42nd Street and 14th Avenue when a passenger vehicle collided with a bicycle. Police were able to receive video footage from nearby Schreiber’s Bakery showing the bicyclist entering the intersection when he was struck by a minivan.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The male bicyclist, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Due to the severity of the crash, the intersection was blocked for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
Bicycle accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic and life-altering accidents on our roads. In just New York City between June and August of 2019, approximately eight bicyclists lost their lives and many others were injured as a result of these accidents. Many bicycle accidents can be prevented but continue to occur due to the negligence of others, especially drivers who are not watching out for these vulnerable parties at all times. If you have been injured and wonder where you can turn, you should have the help of an attorney by your side.
New York bicycle accidents occur due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. Being injured in one of these accidents can leave you with many questions, especially when you are working on your physical recovery and wondering how you will afford to pay for the bills that pile up against you. An attorney will be able to help you meet the deadlines that are expected of you, as well as help you to gather evidence that may be necessary. See our proven track record of success representing those who have been injured in bicycle accidents at https://3283582.findlaw2.flsitebuilder.com/verdicts-and-settlements/.
Our skilled attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after you have been harmed in a serious bicycle accident that is not your fault. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident involving a passenger vehicle driver who was not focused on the roads. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a New York accident attorney at (516) 945-9033 for more information on your legal options.
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