Manhattan, NY (July 19, 2020) – Around 5 a.m. yesterday morning, July 18, one person was injured in a car crash that took place in Manhattan.
According to police, the accident happened when a Ford SUV and a taxicab collided with one another at the intersection of Delancy Street and Clinton Street, at the end of the Williamsburg Bridge.
The two vehicles collided at the intersection after both entered the intersection at the same time, though police did not say who was at fault as of yet. The Ford SUV overturned as a result of the collision.
The driver of the SUV initially fled on foot. Police were able to catch up with the suspect and found that the driver had thousands of dollars in roadway violations.
The driver of the taxicab did not sustain any injuries but the taxi’s passenger was transported to the hospital with a variety of injuries. They are expected to make a full recovery.
The roadway was blocked for a period of time while police worked at the scene and removed the damaged vehicles from the roadway.
No further details have been provided but the investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Although only about 2% of accidents are rollover accidents, they are also some of the most catastrophic that take place on our roadways. According to statistics released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, rollover accidents are one of the most fatal forms of accidents on our roads and also lead to a wide array of injuries. These accidents can take place in the blink of an eye when two vehicles collide at high speeds or due to a variety of other reckless reasons.
The aftermath of a rollover accident can be a complex and difficult thing to face on your own, which is why our attorneys are here to help. Many types of injuries happen after rollovers including broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, lacerations, organ damage, and even death. Because of this, victims are urged to seek medical treatment and then immediately obtain assistance from a legal advocate who has handled these cases in the past. You have many options and should never have to stand alone. Please contact a New York car accident attorney who can help you every step of the way during these challenging times.
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