Staten Island, NY – Emergency Crews Summoned to Crash site on Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge
Staten Island, NY (July 3, 2019) – At least one lane on the upper level of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge had to be shut down following a motor vehicle collision on Wednesday, July 3rd. The accident was stated to have occurred around 12:10 p.m. for reasons that remain unclear at this time.
According to police, the crash took place on the Brooklyn-bound side of the bridge and resulted in the presence of both emergency medical technicians and police. The large emergency response forced traffic to be backed up to the Hylan Boulevard exit as authorities arrived.
While very little information has been made available, police believe at least one person sustained injuries during this incident. However, there has been no word released concerning the severity of those injuries. Authorities are conducting a thorough investigation into the events that led to this collision.
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Before moving forward, our genuine sympathies are, first and foremost, extended to the three injured parties as we hope for their full recoveries at this time. Each motor vehicle accident holds the potential to be critically injurious or even fatal, especially those which occur at a high rate of speed or an intersection. As victims of a New York car accident, it is crucial to understand that you may have significant rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we are determined to help victims along the frequently problematic path toward acquiring compensation for their injuries. We are here for victims and their families 24/7 to answer any questions regarding involvement in a sudden crash. If you or a loved one has sustained injuries in a New York car accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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