Staten Island, NY (April 18, 2021) – Around 6:50 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, April 18, a car accident occurred at an intersection in Staten Island.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Travis Avenue and South Avenue. Two vehicles collided after they entered the intersection at the same time, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were present at the scene. Two people were injured due to the accident. The patients were treated at the scene and then taken by ambulance to Staten Island University Hospital. Their conditions are not yet known.
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 continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Every year, hundreds of thousands of victims are injured as a result of car accidents. These accidents occur in many different areas throughout the state of New York but intersections are some of the most common. In just one year’s time in the U.S., approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents occur every year due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not focused on the roads around them. If you have sustained injuries or any other damages in a car accident, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a New York car accident can be a difficult thing to face on your own. Speaking with an attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make as you move forward. An attorney will be able to help you prove liability and meet the deadlines that are required of you. On top of that, you may be able to discern what you should say when you speak with the insurance company about your claim. You should act immediately when it comes to your case.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that you have sustained in the event of a serious accident. Our attorneys are here for you and will help you achieve the compensation you deserve. 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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