Bronx, NY – Two Police Officers, One Civilian Hurt in Crash on Westchester Ave near Roberts AveNY/NJ Legal News
Bronx, NY (September 20, 2023) – Two police officers and one civilian suffered injuries in a car wreck in the Bronx on Tuesday morning, September 19. The incident took place at around 10:15 a.m., according to reports.
Sources say the accident happened on Westchester Avenue near Roberts Avenue in Pelham Bay. Two officers were traveling in a police cruiser while responding to an emergency call when they were involved in a crash with a civilian in another vehicle.
The police car was split down the middle by a subway pillar, according to information from local officials. All three were injured, however, they are all expected to survive.
Police in the Bronx continue to investigate the details of the crash.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full recovery.
New York Car Wrecks
The average individual most likely does not consider the dangers and risks associated with motor vehicle travel. However, driving or riding in any type of motor vehicle may turn out to be extremely dangerous on any given day. Unfortunately, no matter how careful you are in your driving behavior and habits, you can never predict those of the drivers you encounter on the road. Injurious and deadly collisions, usually caused by negligent drivers, occur daily in the Garden State. When these incidents happen, the lives of the injured victims and their family members may be forever changed.
Driver negligence causes several car crashes each year in the US. Unfortunately, when auto collisions caused by negligent drivers take place, people who sustain injuries usually suffer in ways that go beyond the physical. Sometimes, crash victims can end up going broke due to the costs related to their accidents and endure severe emotional turmoil that drastically affects their state of mind and ability to live a regular day-to-day life. Additionally, accidents caused by the actions of careless and reckless drivers are often more severe than other types of crashes.
When you know you were hurt in a collision caused by driver negligence, it is vital to seek the help of a skilled lawyer who can assist you in filing a personal injury claim. An attorney can work to help you get financial compensation for the damages and losses you face. An attorney can help you figure out how your crash happened so you can recover as efficiently as possible.
If a negligent driver caused your wreck, a lawyer can help you hold that individual accountable for their actions. They will then contact their insurance company and negotiate a fair settlement that benefits you and your family. Financial compensation awarded in car crash cases generally covers several different damages including but not limited to medical care, lost wages, vehicle repairs, mental health treatment, pain and suffering, emotional turmoil, etc.
If you have recently been hurt in an accident, a Bronx car crash lawyer can help you collect the maximum compensation available for your injuries.
Our team will help you through this challenging time in more ways than one. We will help you recover financially so you can focus on your emotional and physical recovery without having to worry about money. Compensation can help cover the cost of medical care, lost wages, vehicle repairs/replacement, and more.
The skilled team of lawyers at Metro Law possesses decades of legal experience in getting victims the compensation they deserve. Contact Metro Law at 800-469-6476 to work with one of our lawyers.