Bronx, NY (December 2, 2020) – Around 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a truck accident took place at an intersection in the Bronx.
According to police, the accident occurred at the intersection of East 160 Street and Tinton Avenue when an FDNY truck collided with a passenger vehicle. The truck was identified as an Engine 73 truck.
Paramedics and other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Two civilians and four firefighters were taken to the hospital with injuries. The parties are expected to recover.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in New York
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles on our roadways. According to data reported by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, there were approximately 121 fatalities involving large trucks in 2017 alone throughout the entire state of New York. Many more of these collisions lead to injuries each year. If you have been injured in a truck accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a truck accident on their own. However, this is the reality that thousands of victims face every year in New York. There are many serious injuries that stem from these accidents including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been harmed as a result of an accident and wonder what options you have, you should speak with a New York car accident attorney who has handled truck accident claims in the past.
Our New York accident attorneys are here for you after you have suffered damages as a result of a New York truck accident. These accidents can be incredibly complex in nature due to the fact that truck drivers have to abide by certain regulations and many parties could be at fault for these accidents. It is important that you seek the help of an attorney as soon as possible so that you can retain your rights in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can assist you.
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