Brooklyn, NY – I-278 Scene of Injury Accident near Atlantic AveNY/NJ Legal News
Brooklyn, NY (May 26, 2023) – A car crash was reported to police in Brooklyn on the morning of May 26. Shortly before 4:00 a.m., emergency responders were sent to the scene of a crash on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
What caused the accident is being investigated by area authorities at this time. The incident occurred on Interstate 278 near Atlantic Avenue when vehicles collided for reasons still under police investigation.
Two left lanes were blocked on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway while crews worked in the area. Traffic was stopped back to Hamilton Avenue/the Battery Tunnel, forcing local drivers to use alternate routes.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved as we hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
No further information has been reported at this time.
New York Car Crashes
Motor vehicle collisions have become a common issue in the United States and throughout New Jersey. In the past decade, driver negligence has increased, causing millions of traffic accidents every year. Some of these wrecks end in only property damage; however, about 41% of auto accidents in the United States end in injuries for at least one person involved.
Auto collisions can happen for a multitude of reasons. From bad weather and vehicle malfunctions to driver negligence, there are numerous instances where a crash can occur. Sadly, injuries and fatalities may sometimes result. Serious and debilitating injuries can be caused by car accidents, such as severe whiplash, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and broken bones.
When you or someone you love sustained injuries in a car accident, it is important to determine how the incident occurred. If you believe that another person caused your crash, you may want to contact an attorney to learn about your legal rights. Injured accident victims who were hurt by driver negligence are often eligible to collect financial compensation for a long list of damages that may have resulted from their collision. Costs associated with medical treatment, auto repairs, lost earnings, and more may qualify for financial compensation when you’ve been injured in an accident.
The Brooklyn car accident attorneys at the law office of Metro Law have been fighting for the legal rights of injured accident victims for decades. We have a personal and professional duty to help those injured in collisions to recover physically, emotionally, and financially. Thankfully, when you’re able to pay for the damages that stem from your crash, you may be able to focus better on your emotional and physical well-being.
An attorney will know the best steps to take in order to help you collect financial compensation for your losses and damages so you can recover without worrying. A car accident attorney from Metro Law can help you learn more about your legal rights.
Call our law office at (800) 469-6476 to speak with a lawyer about your ability to recover financial compensation to help you through the aftermath of your accident. We charge no up-front or out-of-pocket fees, so you have nothing to lose and everything to gain when you work with our firm.