July 9, 2011 – Brooklyn, New York – In a report from My Fox New York, an accident in Brooklyn involving 2 cars and a truck injures 7 people. The multi-car accident took place on 4th Avenue and President Street in the Park Slope section, according to police. Not many details have been released, other than a total of 7 people were injured, with one requiring transportation to a hospital. The unidentified victim was taken to Lutheran Hospital, listed in serious condition. The other 6 who were injured were treated at the scene of the car accident. They didn’t require hospitalization. At this time there is no indication as to what led to the car accident. If you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident that was the result of someone else’s negligence, then you may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries. Consulting with a New York personal injury attorney is the best way to learn what options are available and how you can protect your legal rights. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, there were 1,156 fatalities as a result of traffic accidents in the state of New York.
To help raise awareness of traffic safety in the New York area, our firm will frequently publish blogs about traffic accidents that occur throughout the 5 boroughs and beyond. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in New York that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.
Among the most common types of traffic accidents in New York include:
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions;
- single-vehicle crashes;
- rollover accidents; and
- “distracted driver” accidents or crashes caused by intoxicated drivers.
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