Manhattan, NY – Pedestrian Wreck Causes Injuries on E 119th St near 1st Ave

Manhattan, NY – Pedestrian Wreck Causes Injuries on E 119th St near 1st Ave

Manhattan, NY (April 11, 2024) – On April 10, a traffic wreck happened in East Harlem, Manhattan that caused injuries. According to information provided by local police, the accident occurred on East 119th Street near 1st Avenue. A man in a black and white jacket was seen lying in the crosswalk at the scene after being struck by a vehicle. First responders arrived at the scene a short time after in order to render aid and transport the victim to the hospital. 

Police in Manhattan continue to investigate.

New York Auto Accidents

Manhattan, NY - Pedestrian Wreck Causes Injuries on E 119th St near 1st AveThousands of people are injured in New York car crashes per year. These incidents happen under many different circumstances, however, most often, they are caused by driver negligence. Throughout the country, millions of car wrecks are reported per year. In fact, on average, over 6 million wrecks take place annually. Sadly, around 3 million people are hurt in these accidents, and, most of them are preventable. 

In the United States, at this point in time, the most common reason auto accidents happen is driver distraction. Each year, more than 400,000 crashes happen due to the actions of drivers who are distracted by their smartphones, social media, phone calls, texting, or something else like grooming or eating. On average, over 3,000 people end up losing their lives in these accidents. 

If you or someone you love has been hurt in a crash caused by the actions of a negligent driver, you deserve to be able to recover in every way possible, including mentally, physically, and financially. You must speak with a skilled attorney in the aftermath of your crash if you wish to be able to gather financial compensation for the damages you may be facing. Crash victims often face a long list of losses and damages that are brought on by their accidents and the injuries that follow, including: 

  • Lost wages
  • Vehicle repairs
  • Medical bills
  • Emotional turmoil
  • Pain
  • Suffering
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of life enjoyment
  • Etc

Suppose any of this sounds familiar to you, after your recent traffic accident. In that case, you should confide in a skilled personal injury attorney who can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. A lawyer will thoroughly investigate your crash and determine how to hold any/all negligent parties responsible for their part in causing your crash and injuries. They will also aggressively negotiate a full and fair settlement from the insurance company for you so you can get the funds you need to pay for your damages.

Working with an experienced and skilled car accident lawyer in Brooklyn after your accident can help ensure that you have the best chance of getting justice. Call the law office of Metro Law today at 800-469-6476 to get started on your case. Our lawyers have been helping crash victims and their loved ones recover for decades, and know what needs to be done to help you exercise and protect your legal rights toward justice and financial compensation.