Eltingville, Staten Island, NY – Driver in Critical Condition Following Head-on Collision with Bus
Eltingville, Staten Island, NY (June 21, 2019) – Early on Friday morning, June 21st, a motorist was critically injured after collided head-on with a bus in Eltingville. The crash was reported to have taken place around 6:15 a.m. along Richmond Avenue.
According to authorities, the 21-year-old male driver of an unspecified vehicle was traveling northbound on the aforementioned road when he crossed into the opposite lane for unknown reasons. At the same time, a bus was heading south along the same roadway and the vehicles subsequently collided.
Emergency medical crews were immediately called to the accident site, where the driver of the vehicle was transported to Staten Island University Hospital. The victim suffered serious injuries to his lower body and is currently listed in critical condition. The incident is under investigation at this time.
Car Accidents in New York
Before moving forward, our sincere sympathies are extended to the injured party as we maintain optimism for their full recoveries. Car accidents in New York are commonly fatal or critically injurious, especially those which involve a large vehicle such as a bus or truck and occur head-on. While it can be difficult, it is important for victims to understand that they may have very significant rights regarding compensation for their injuries.
At Hach & Rose, we realize that there can often be nothing as overwhelming as recovering from a sudden injury, and as members of the community, our accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been hurt in a New York car accident due to no fault of your own, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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