Five People Injured In Bronx Minivan Accident At Auto Body Shot By Webster Avenue and Claremont Parkway
BRONX, NEW YORK (April 22, 2023) – At least five people were injured in the Bronx when a minivan crashed into an auto body shop on Webster Avenue.
New York City police officials are saying that the accident took place around 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday. A minivan slammed into an auto body shop for uncertain reasons.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help all of the victims. A total of five people were injured and one person was seriously injured.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Bronx Car Accidents
Speeding remains one of the most common causes of collisions in New York. According to the NHTSA, “For more than two decades, speeding has been involved in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities. In 2020, speeding was a contributing factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities.” There are a number of other factors that could contribute to a car accident.
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Inclement weather
- Poor road conditions
All drivers must utilize due care in order to avoid hitting any pedestrian in the roadway. If a driver fails to slow down and crashes into a building, they could be held at fault for the collision. Any person that is injured in a Bronx car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A car accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Bronx Car Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to all of the people injured in this collision. It is our hope that they will be able to make a full recovery. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Bronx car accident along Webster Avenue. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.