Brooklyn, NY (June 17, 2021) – On Wednesday afternoon, June 16, a car crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Brooklyn.
According to local officials, the accident happened at the intersection of 60th Street and 23rd Avenue when two vehicles collided. One of the vehicles was identified as a passenger vehicle and the other was an NYPD cruiser. The accident happened when both vehicles collided after entering the intersection. This happened at the same time as another officer-involved collision in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The officer was the only person injured in the accident. The unidentified officer was immediately rushed to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Police closed down a large portion of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
More car accidents occur in New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. In just one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of people are seriously injured in car accidents in the state. These accidents happen in a variety of different areas but intersections are known for being some of the most common places. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to reckless reasons, with a large percentage of intersection accidents happening in New York. These accidents happen due to many reasons including driver distractions, intoxication, fatigue, speeding, and more. Injured victims are urged to seek the help of an attorney in their time of need.
Being injured in a New York car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured, especially if your injuries are serious in nature. Many victims of these accidents will have a variety of questions that they might not be able to answer on their own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence will you need to gather to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you have a dedicated attorney on your side. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in car accidents at www.mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our attorneys have assisted injured victims after New York car accidents. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can help you.
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