Staten Island, NY – DWI Driver Who Caused Injurious Crash Identified as Off-Duty MTA Bus Driver
Staten Island, NY (November 12, 2018) – Police reported that an off-duty bus driver crashed his car into another vehicle on Saturday night, November 10, subsequently causing injuries in the process. The accident was reported to have taken place at around 11:00 p.m. on Hylan Boulevard and Luten Avenue in Huguenot.
45-year-old Edward Acosta, of Eltingville, was believed to have been intoxicated when he crashed his vehicle into another at the aforementioned intersection. According to police, Acosta was driving his 2012 black Toyota when he struck the rear-end of a Jeep that was being operated by a 38-year-old woman.
Acosta and the woman he crashed into were the only ones involved in the accident as they were both taken to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze. The condition of the victim is currently unknown, however, Acosta was arrested a few hours later for driving while intoxicated.
No further information has been made available at this time.
New York Car Accidents
First and foremost, we considerately extend our sincerest sympathies to the victim of this accident as we tenderly hope for her full recovery. New York car accidents often happen for many different reasons, many of which are entirely avoidable, such as those caused by impaired drivers. The fact that a little responsibility could have avoided this accident makes the situation feel even worse for the victim.
At this time, it is undeniably important to understand that you may have very significant rights after being injured because of someone else’s blatant disregard. At Hach & Rose, our compassionate New York accident attorneys are committed to serving those affected by the negligence and downright abhorrent actions of other drivers. If you have been hurt in a New York car accident by no fault of your own, call 212-779-0057 and let us put our extensive knowledge to work for you today.
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