Brooklyn, NY (October 7, 2021) – At 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, October 6, a scooter crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of West 6th Street and Avenue T. A 14-year-old boy was operating an e-scooter with a 15-year-old female passenger on the back. They were headed westbound when they were stuck by an SUV that was headed through the intersection. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Both of the teens on the scooter were critically injured and rushed to a local hospital for treatment. Their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Scooter Accidents in New York
Scooter accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads. However, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm to those involved. Scooter riders are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Every year, hundreds of scooter accidents happen in New York, some of which are minor in nature and others that are incredibly severe and life-altering. If you have suffered from injuries caused by a scooter accident, you will likely be left feeling both alone and confused. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after one of these accidents.
Being hurt in a scooter crash can impact your life in a variety of ways. You will likely be left with a variety of questions that you cannot answer without the help of an attorney on your side. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? What evidence do you need to show that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a Brooklyn personal injury attorney.
Brooklyn Scooter Accident Attorneys
Our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after you have been hurt in a scooter accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a scooter accident can be on both physical and financial levels. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. You should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a scooter accident that is not your fault. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Brooklyn at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can assist you.
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