Islip, NY – Five Injured in 3-Car Crash on Sunrise Hwy

Islip, NY – Five Injured in 3-Car Crash on Sunrise Hwy

Islip, NY (March 1, 2023) – A vehicle overturned in a car crash that happened in Islip on Saturday afternoon, February 25. Reports show the wreck occurred between three vehicles and caused five people to become injured. 

Police say it occurred in the westbound lanes of the Sunrise Highway at around 4:30 p.m. A Dodge Durango reportedly rear-ended a Jeep Wrangler, causing it to turn over. Five people were injured in the accident. 

A third vehicle, identified as a Toyota sedan, was also involved in the accident. The driver of that vehicle suffered no injuries in the collision. 

Authorities in Islip continue to investigate the details of the wreck. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured parties. 

New York Car Accidents

With over 5 million car accidents reported yearly in the United States, the chance of you becoming involved in a crash is high. The injuries you may suffer in an auto accident can range from minor to severe and may even be life-threatening. If you or someone you love become involved in a traffic accident in New York, it is important to gather as much information as possible from the crash scene. Taking photos or videos at the scene is a smart move in order to show law enforcement and possibly even a lawyer. You should never admit fault at the scene or apologize, however, you should answer any/all questions asked by police and other officials. 

Gather contact information from other involved parties, their license numbers, and license plate numbers. Seek proper medical care as soon as you can, and document the care you receive. Maintaining good records of the accident and its consequences can help your lawyer in securing fair and complete compensation for you during the aftermath of your crash. 

It is never recommended to discuss the crash and/or your injuries with any insurance companies before first getting advice from a lawyer. An Islip car crash attorney can help you learn how to proceed so you can protect your legal rights. A skilled car accident lawyer can help you seek compensation for the following: 

  • Lost earning capacity
  • Embarrassment
  • Disfigurement
  • Loss of life enjoyment
  • Emotional trauma
  • Loss of employment damages
  • Punitive damages
  • Loss of consortium
  • Property damage/loss
  • Past/anticipated medical/therapy costs
  • Permanent disabilities
  • Lost wages

Over 30,000 individuals lose their lives in auto accidents every year in the United States. Severe and even deadly personal injuries can happen when car accidents happen. There are numerous reasons car crashes occur, most of which are preventable and caused by the reckless and careless actions of negligent drivers. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a car accident caused by driver negligence, it is vital to contact a car accident lawyer as soon as you can.

At Metro Law, we can help you make financially recover if you were hurt by the actions of a negligent driver. You should not have to pay for the damages and losses that were imposed on you by another person’s negligent actions. You can reach our office by calling  (800) 469-6476.