Bronx, NY (December 17, 2020) – On Wednesday evening, December 16, six people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in the Bronx.
According to police, the accident took place on the Henry Hudson Bridge when 20 vehicles collided with one another in a chain-reaction crash that took place in snowy conditions. The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of traffic and led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. Six people were injured as a result of the crash. Four of these victims received serious injuries and were rushed to area hospitals for treatment.
Due to the severity of the crash, all southbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
In one hour, 28 car accidents happen in just major cities in New York alone. These accidents occur due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. These accidents lead to many different injuries that can land victims in the hospital for an extended period of time. On top of that, many victims of car accidents will miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in an accident and wonder where you can turn, it is essential that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
New York car accidents can occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Being hurt in a car accident will likely leave you with a variety of questions that you will only be able to answer with the help of an attorney on your side. For instance, what deadlines will you have to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence is best to use? Will your claim make it to trial or will it be settled beforehand? These are all important questions that you can answer with the help of an attorney.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our skilled and dedicated New York accident attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault. Our attorneys believe that you should never be held responsible for an accident that you did not cause. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, we are here for you. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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