Staten Island, NY – Jianna Pischetola, Gabriella Shammas Killed in Collision on Staten Island ExpwyNY/NJ Legal News
Staten Island, NY (September 6, 2023) – Two women lost their lives in a fatal car crash that occurred in Staten Island on Sunday, September 3. At around 11:15 p.m., the incident happened on the Staten Island Expressway.
Reports from authorities show the incident occurred when a woman identified as 22-year-old Jianna Pischetola was traveling in a Chevrolet Corvette on the Expressway with one passenger, 22-year-old Gabriella Shammas.
For unknown reasons, the Corvette collided with a guardrail. Both Shammas and Pischetola lost their lives in the crash. The Corvette was totaled and burnt from a fire that occurred after the crash, sources said.
Police in Staten Island continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
New York Traffic Accidents
Car accidents are one of the main reasons people lose their lives in the United States. Though driving is a convenient and quick way to get around, it is, unfortunately, one of the most dangerous activities anyone will engage in on a daily basis. Fast-moving vehicles exert a considerable amount of force, especially when they become involved in collisions with one another or fixed objects. Those who become involved in car accidents and sustain injuries often have their entire lives upended for weeks or longer.
Crash victims who suffer serious injuries may find themselves stuck in the hospital for weeks while they undergo invasive medical procedures such as surgery, painful physical therapy, and more. Not to mention all of this can cost a pretty penny, especially if you require extensive medical care in order to recover from your injuries. Some victims may even require long-term and/or at-home care in order to make a full recovery.
If any of this sounds familiar to you, you should speak with a car crash lawyer as soon as you can, especially if you know that your accident was not your fault but actually caused by another person. An auto accident attorney can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. If you have lost a loved one, a wrongful death lawyer in Staten Island can help you get compensation for damages.
It is against the law to drive negligently and impose injuries upon other people. Negligent drivers must be held accountable for their actions so they are less likely to place others at risk in the future. Negligent driving is punishable by hefty fines and sometimes even jail time in the United States.
It is important for crash victims who have been victimized by negligent drivers to see profitable resolutions when they file personal injury or wrongful death claims for compensation. No one deserves to go broke, paying for injuries that they did not cause.
Call the law office of Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 as soon as you can to learn more about how we can help you recover. We work on contingency, meaning you pay us nothing unless you are awarded full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses.