Brooklyn, NY (July 4, 2021) – Around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, July 4, a two-vehicle accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Brooklyn.

According to Brooklyn officials, the accident happened at the intersection of 16th Avenue and 44th Street. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were called to the scene. One person, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Their condition is not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.

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 

7/4 Brooklyn, NY – Two-Vehicle Accident at 16th Ave & 44th St IntersectionCar accidents happen in New York every single day, some of which are more severe than others. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye, sending hundreds of thousands of people to the hospital every single year. Though these accidents happen mostly everywhere, intersections are some of the most common places for crashes. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in an intersection-related accident, you should seek the immediate help of an attorney in your time of need.

Being injured in a New York car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. Those injured in these collisions will typically have questions that they cannot answer on their own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your case? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What evidence will you need to gather to show that another party is at fault for your accident? These are questions that you will only be able to answer with the help of an accident attorney.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents over the years. We will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system, providing you with the resources you need to move forward. Speaking with an attorney can make the process less stressful as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys are here for you when you need us the most. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can assist you at this time.

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