Brooklyn, NY (March 17, 2021) – Around 1 a.m. on Wednesday morning, March 17, a hit-and-run crash took place at an intersection in Brooklyn.

According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Warwick Street. At the time, a woman was driving her Toyota Scion headed west on Atlantic and attempted a left turn. At the same time, a Silverado pickup truck collided with her vehicle. The driver of the pickup truck immediately fled the scene.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash. The 28-year-old woman was pinned in her vehicle and sustained severe injuries. She was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Police claim that the driver got out of his vehicle and fled on foot. They did not say if they found the responsible party.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

3/17 Brooklyn, NY – Hit-and-Run Crash at Atlantic Ave & Warwick St Car accidents take place in the blink of an eye throughout New York every single day. In just one week’s time, hundreds of people are hospitalized as a result of car accidents throughout the state of New York. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including drunk driving, distracted driving, speeding, and more. If you have been injured in a serious car accident due to the negligence of another party, you may wonder where you can turn. You should always have the help of an accident attorney on your side.

The aftermath of a New York car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Many victims of these accidents will have questions that they cannot answer on their own. For instance, what types of deadlines do you have to meet when it comes to your claim? Will your claim be settled or will it go all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer with the help of an attorney on your side.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on physical, emotional, and financial levels after an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out how we can help you.

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