Multiple People Injured In Staten Island Collision By The Intersection of Hunton Street and Richmond Road
STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK (January 9, 2023) – At least nine people were injured in a Staten Island collision involving NYPD officers near Hunton Street and Richmond Road.
New York City police officials are saying that the incident took place around 7:00 p.m. on December 31. Multiple vehicles collided in the roadway including a NYPD SUV.
Photos of the accident site showed the police vehicle with major front end damage. Paramedics were called to Hunton Street in order to help all of the victims.
A total of 9 people were injured and at least one of the vehicles caught on fire.
Liability For Staten Island Car Accidents
Speeding is one of the major causes of car accidents in the United States. According to the NHTSA, “In 2020 there were an estimated 308,013 people injured (13% of total people injured) in speeding-related crashes. The number of speeding-related fatalities in 2020 increased by 17 percent from 2019, from 9,592 to 11,258.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Burn injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Soft tissue damage
Car accidents can be complex events. The factors that contribute to a collision can take place minutes, hours or days before an actual collision. Many collisions are also highly preventable. Any person that is injured in a car accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a civil claim. A personal injury attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating New York City Car Accidents
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Staten Island collision near Hunton Street? You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. we care deeply that accident victims get the support and justice that they are entitled to. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.