Staten Island, NY (March 20, 2021) – Around 8:50 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 20, a car crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Staten Island.

According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Burton Court and Rockland Avenue. Two or more vehicles collided in the area due to reasons that are not yet known, leading to serious damages.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. One person, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Staten Island University Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The roadway was 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 

3/20 Staten Island, NY – One Injured in Car Crash at Burton Ct IntersectionIntersections are dangerous areas on our roads and places where car crashes happen every hour of the day. In just one year’s time in the U.S., approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the recklessness of others. When a driver is speeding or driving distracted, they are more likely to crash after breezing through an intersection. If you have been hurt in an intersection accident, it is important that you have the help of a legal advocate as you move forward.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a New York car accident on their own. However, this is the reality that far too many people face every single year. Being injured in a New York car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. You likely wonder what deadlines you will have to meet, as well as the evidence that you will need to produce that can show that another party is to blame for your collision. It is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our New York accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting you every step of the way when it comes to your accident claim. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our knowledge of New York accident laws to you. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been hurt in an accident that is not your fault, please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for the help you deserve.

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