Brooklyn, NY – Fatal Traffic Crash on Gowanus Expwy near 34th St

Brooklyn, NY – Fatal Traffic Crash on Gowanus Expwy near 34th St

Brooklyn, NY (May 15, 2024) – A fatal traffic accident happened in Brooklyn on May 15. At approximately 3:58 p.m., a multi-vehicle crash occurred at an intersection in Greenwood. Multiple responders were dispatched to the scene of the four-car collision that happened at the intersection of 34th Street and the Gowanus Expressway. One person lost their life as a result of the accident. At least one individual became trapped inside their vehicle. Emergency responders worked at the scene for some time, resulting in some traffic delays. Police are currently working to figure out how the accident occurred. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.

New York Traffic Accidents

Brooklyn, NY - Fatal Traffic Crash on Gowanus Expwy near 34th StMillions of people suffer serious injuries in car crashes throughout the United States every year. Statistics gathered concerning auto accidents that happen across the nation show that more than 3 million individuals are hurt in traffic collisions annually. Sadly, about 40,000 people lose their lives per year in American car wrecks. These accidents occur because of bad weather, car problems, and driver negligence. Most often, however, the actions of negligent drivers cause car crashes. 

Drivers who choose to look at their phones instead of the roadway cause the majority of auto collisions in the US, closely followed by drivers who speed and those who travel while overtired. It is extremely dangerous and even deadly to operate a motor vehicle unless you are sober, awake, alert, and aware. Being in any other state of mind could risk your own life and the lives of those around you. 

New York State is home to millions of individuals and extremely busy roadways. On average, the state of New York sees hundreds of thousands of car crashes per year. The actions of distracted drivers mostly cause these accidents. When a negligent driver has hurt you or someone in your family, you should be able to move forward without having to go broke or even worry about money. A car accident lawyer can assist you in various ways if you have been injured due to a driver’s negligence.

If you find yourself in a situation where you have lost someone you love due to driver negligence, a wrongful death attorney in Brooklyn can help you recover. You can file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation. You deserve to be able to recover financially after losing someone you love. You should never have to worry about covering the costs associated with the passing of your loved one, especially if you know that their death was caused by the actions of a negligent driver.

Call Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 as soon as you can to speak with a lawyer about your loved one’s accident and your available legal options as the surviving family member of someone who lost their life in a car crash caused by negligence.