Staten Island, NY – I-278 Scene of Injury Wreck near South AveNY/NJ Legal News
Staten Island, NY (April 3, 2023) – On the evening of April 3, an injury accident was reported to officials in Staten Island. Police and EMTs went to the scene shortly after it happened to help those involved.
Sources say the crash occurred on Interstate 278 near South Avenue. At least one person was hurt in the crash, however, the extent of their injuries has not been reported.
Traffic was delayed back to Victory Boulevard while emergency crews worked to help those with injuries and clear the roadway.
Police in Staten Island continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
New York Car Wrecks
There are thousands of motor vehicle accidents reported in New York per year. Tens of thousands of people sustain injuries in these accidents. Crashes caused by negligent drivers have become a leading cause of death in the United States in the past decade.
Drivers who cause accidents that end in injuries need to be held accountable. If you or someone you love has recently been injured in an auto accident caused by driver negligence, the help of a car crash lawyer could greatly benefit you during this difficult time.
On top of physical injuries, auto collisions may also result in serious financial and emotional issues for victims. The truth is that the majority of these collisions are preventable. If drivers were more mindful and considerate while operating their vehicles, everyone would be much safer while traveling. More than 90% of auto collisions reported in the United States are caused by negligent drivers.
Most car crashes reported in New York are caused by driver negligence, be it that of a motorist, manufacturer, or another party. Injured victims are often entitled to file claims for compensation against those at fault for their accidents. Serious injuries often result from negligently caused accidents, including spinal cord injuries, broken bones, whiplash, neck injuries, and even disfigurement and paralysis. Depending on the nature of an injury, it may affect a victim for the remainder of their life.
You may qualify for significant financial compensation if you are under the impression that the actions of another driver ultimately caused you to become injured. Monetary compensation can help pay for some or all of the expenses that stem from your accident and injuries. A car crash lawyer can help you determine what damages you qualify for.
The skilled team of Staten Island car crash attorneys at Metro Law have over 30 years of combined experience helping injured accident victims get the compensation and justice they deserve.
Contact our law firm as soon as you can after you have been hurt in a wreck caused by negligence. You can reach our trusted team of car accident attorneys by calling 800-469-6476.