Manhattan, NY (January 11, 2021) – Around 6:20 a.m. on Monday morning, January 11, a multi-vehicle crash took place in Manhattan.

According to officials, the accident took place in the southbound lanes of FDR Drive around the area of East 77th Street when multiple vehicles collided with one another. One vehicle in the left lane was fully engulfed in flames following the accident. This led to extensive damages, including a vehicle with front-end damage.

Paramedics and fire crews were dispatched to the scene of the crash to help those with injuries. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.

The northbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

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 

1/11 Manhattan, NY – Multi-Vehicle Crash Leads to Injuries on FDR Dr New York is known for having more car accidents than many other states in the entire U.S. due to the fact that there are many bustling city areas within the state. Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen in the state of New York due to the negligence of others. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries and hospitalizations in the state of New York. If you have been harmed as a result of an accident, it is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney.

Being injured in a New York car accident can impact your life in many ways, turning your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. Many victims will sustain serious injuries as a result of a car accident including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, paralysis, and more. These injuries can sometimes be so severe that they cause victims to miss out on time at work as the medical bills pile up against them. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a collision on their own. It is important that you have legal help in moving forward.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are dedicated to every aspect of your claim and will help you come to terms with your collision. We have the resources necessary to help you through this challenging time in your life and will stand by your side every step of the way. If you have been hurt in a collision, you have a variety of options and should never stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can help you.

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