Staten Island, NY (June 22, 2020) – On Monday morning, June 22nd, a serious car crash backed up traffic along the Brooklyn-bound side of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in Staten Island. The collision was reported at around 8:30 a.m.
According to officials with the Fire Department of New York, at least two vehicles collided along the bridge resulting in an emergency response. Crews arrived at the scene where the FDNY assisted a total of five wounded parties.
One of the victims was treated at the scene while the other four were transported to NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn. At this time, the magnitude of injuries has not been reported.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
Each year, around 1.6 per 100,000 people die in New York car accidents, according to recently gathered data. Many collisions leave innocent victims and their loved ones with not only unjust suffering but the burden of high medical costs due to no fault of their own. When a serious accident takes place in New York, it becomes imperative for victims to immediately understand their rights and how to protect themselves.
Being involved in a serious accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are accidents terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelming pain that impacts the quality of their lives in many ways. We, at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges both victims and their families face after accidents. For this reason, our team has compiled some of the most helpful and invaluable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover. Victims can reach out to Local Accident Reports at their earliest convenience to obtain a free copy of their police incident report and to connect with one of our competent and aggressive personal injury lawyers.
If you were injured in an accident that you believe was caused by a reckless, negligent, or careless party, or the intentional actions of another person, it is crucial that you obtain legal guidance to ensure your rights and best interest are protected early on. Contact Local Accident Reports at your earliest convenience by calling 1-888-657-1460 to be connected with a skilled and knowledgeable local injury accident attorney who can answer questions for you and provide information about your legal rights and options moving forward.
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