Staten Island, NY (October 1, 2018) – A collision involving two vehicles took place at the intersection of Richmond Road and Forest Road in Dongan Hills on Monday, October 1. According to a spokesman with the FDNY, the accident resulted in the injury of one individual.
The injurious crash occurred at around 5:37 p.m. and officials the FDNY responded to the scene immediately. The victim was immediately taken to Staten Island University Hospital North in Ocean Breeze to be treated for their injuries. The FDNY spokesman did not go into detail pertaining to the extent of the victims’ injuries.
Both of the vehicles involved in the collision were reported to have sustained severe front-end damage. Southbound traffic on Richmond Road had to be diverted into the northbound lane following the incident.
No further information has been made available at this time, and neither the name nor current condition of the victim has been released. Authorities are currently conducting an active investigation into the events that led to the incident.
Our deepest sympathies and compassion is extended to the victim of this crash as we maintain hope for their full recovery from all injuries. A car accident in New York can often result in catastrophic injuries, and it is crucial to be aware of your rights as a victim.
Motor vehicle accidents in New York occur for many reasons including negligent actions such as drowsy driving, DUI, excessively speeding, and distracted driving. In the event that the other driver is found liable for the crash, the victim may likely be given the opportunity to file a claim for compensation.
We fully understand the sensitive nature of dealing with a New York car accident. At Hach & Rose, our highly experienced New York accident attorneys are passionate about keeping our roads safe for all of us and holding negligent drivers accountable for their actions. If you have been hurt in a New York car accident, please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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