Manhattan, NY – Major Car Crash on FDR Dr S near East 54th St

Manhattan, NY – Major Car Crash on FDR Dr S near East 54th St

Manhattan, NY (January 13, 2023) – A serious car accident was reported to officials in Sutton Place, Manhattan, on the evening of January 13. At approximately 9:00 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of the collision on FDR Drive South. 

Sources say the incident occurred on FDR Drive South near East 54th Street. At least two vehicles were involved in a collision in the area that resulted in injuries for the involved parties. 

At this time, how the accident occurred is under investigation by officials in Manhattan. Traffic was backed up near the intersection while emergency crews were present in the area. 

At this time, authorities in Manhattan are still investigating the details of the accident. The identities of the involved parties have not been reported. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved in this auto accident in Sutton Place. 

New York Car Accidents

Manhattan, NY - Major Car Crash on FDR Dr S near East 54th StWith 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. A Manhattan 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. 

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

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.