Manhattan, NY – Elderly Woman Critically Hurt in Wreck on W 74th St near Amsterdam Avenue
Manhattan, NY (August 18, 2021) – A 90-year-old woman was injured when she was hit by a livery car on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on Tuesday. Reports indicate that the crash occurred just after 8:00 p.m.
Authorities indicate that the incident occurred on West 74th Street near Amsterdam Avenue for reasons still under police investigation. The woman was in the crosswalk when she was hit by a Black Infiniti sedan.
The victim, who has not been identified at this time, was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in a condition deemed critical in nature. The driver, identified as 24-year-old Chen Wei of Brooklyn, remained at the scene in order to cooperate with authorities and render aid.
Wei was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian. Nothing further has been reported at this time. Authorities in Manhattan continue to investigate.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
New York Car Crashes
On average, the state of New York sees more than 30,000 vehicle collisions each year. These accidents cause injuries to thousands of people. Depending on the severity of the accident, the injuries can be extremely painful and debilitating. Some of the most common injuries that result from auto accidents in New York are whiplash, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and brain injuries. Suffering an injury of this magnitude can cause serious suffering and reduced quality of life for victims. If you or someone you love has sustained injuries in an auto accident in Manhattan, you should contact a New York personal injury attorney.
An attorney will be able to help you figure out what you need to do in order to move forward from the aftermath of your crash. A lawyer will be able to help you recover in more ways than one. Besides suffering through the pain of a serious physical injury, you could also be dealing with emotional stress/turmoil and financial burdens connected to your recent accident. Being involved in an accident can be a very expensive experience. When it comes to medical bills and vehicle repair costs, these can be difficult to manage when you’re forced out of work for a prolonged period due to the injuries you sustained in the accident.
Allow an attorney from Metro Law to help you move forward from your recent accident. Our attorneys have decades of experience helping injured crash victims recover the maximum compensation amount for their injuries and losses. If you are under the impression that your crash was caused by negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, you may be eligible to file a personal injury claim in order to collect financial compensation. Financial compensation can help you cover things like medical bills, mental health bills, vehicle repair costs, lost wages, and more. Call our law firm at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.