Brooklyn, NY (March 3, 2021) – At 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday morning, March 3, a serious car accident took place on a major highway in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident happened on Brooklyn-Queens Expressway around the area of Atlantic Avenue. The accident occurred in the northbound lanes of traffic when multiple vehicles collided with one another. Police confirmed that at least four vehicles were involved, with one of the vehicles bursting into flames.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. One person was transported to the hospital for their injuries.
All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. There were reported delays until the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
New York is one of the most dangerous places for car accidents, with hundreds of people being hospitalized every single week. This means that every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured due to accidents within the state. When drivers are engaged in careless acts such as distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and fatigued driving, a collision could occur in the blink of an eye. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own, which is why you should have an attorney on your side.
Many serious injuries result from car accidents in New York. Some of these injuries include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, paralysis, and more. These injuries can impact your life in many ways, causing you to spend time in the hospital and miss out on time at work. As you attempt to recover on a physical level, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Being hurt in a collision can impact your life in a variety of ways, which is why you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents throughout the state. Your life could be adversely affected in the blink of an eye due to one of these accidents. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that you have the assistance you deserve moving forward. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information on your legal options.
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