Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY – One Injured in Fiery Car Crash on Menahan Street
Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY (April 2, 2019) – An intense crash that occurred on Tuesday, April 2nd, resulted in at least minor injuries, although police say that the three women involved are lucky to be alive. The crash happened after a vehicle sideswiped two unoccupied vehicles and overturned on Menahan Street, near St. Nicholas Avenue.
According to authorities, a Nissan Altima had been traveling eastbound along Menahan Street when it crashed into a Honda CRV and one other parked car before overturning and catching on fire. Luckily, the three female occupants of the vehicle were able to escape before the fire broke out, and a neighbor was able to knock down the flames with a fire extinguisher.
Emergency responders were immediately dispatched to the scene, where they arrived to attend to the parties involved. One of the three occupants sustained at least minor injuries to her wrist, while the other two are believed to have been treated and released. The cause of this accident is actively under investigation.
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At this time, we would, first and foremost, like to extend our sincere sympathies to the injured victim or victims of this crash, as we maintain hope for their full recoveries. After a New York car accident, it is important to understand that, as the victim, you may likely have very significant rights moving forward, particularly in the event that you are not at fault for your injuries.
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