June 29, 2011 – Queens, New York – According to a report from Eyewitness News WABC-TV New York, 2 New York City police officers were hurt when their vehicle flipped after a crash with another car. The car crash took place on Sunday, June 19, just before 5 p.m. on 67th Avenue in Fresh Meadows. The police officers were responding to a call from an off-duty officer who requested help when they crashed into a car being driven by a teenager. The officer lost control of their car and crashed, flipping the vehicle onto its roof. The teenage driver was not seriously hurt and the car crash is still being investigated. When you have been seriously injured in a car crash that was the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. You should speak with a New York personal injury attorney as soon as possible. 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 are:
- 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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