Staten Island, NY – One Injured in Auto Accident on Richmond Hill RdNY/NJ Legal News
Staten Island, NY (October 30, 2023) – A serious car crash was reported to police and paramedics in Staten Island on the evening of October 30. At approximately 8:17 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the incident on Richmond Hill Road.
Several first responders were seen rendering aid at the wreck site near 98 Richmond Hill Road and the Macy’s department store. The exact circumstances of the crash have not been reported at this time.
At least one individual was injured and in need of emergency medical care on-site. EMTs helped those who were hurt and took them to the hospital as necessary.
Authorities in Staten Island continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
Staten Island Car Crashes
Thousands 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. It is important that you 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
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of life enjoyment
If any of this sounds familiar to you, after your recent traffic accident, 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 Staten Island can help to ensure that you have the best chance of getting justice after your accident. 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.