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One Person Killed In Yonkers Car Accident on Central Park Avenue

New York State Police Investigating Yonkers Collision By The Intersection of Central Park Avenue and Arlington Street

One Person Killed In Yonkers Car Accident on Central Park Avenue

YONKERS, NEW YORK (April 30, 2024) – One person has tragically died after a two-vehicle collision in Yonkers by Central Park Avenue and Arlington Street.

Yonkers police officials are saying that the collision took place around 7:30 a.m. on Monday. A black Mercedes-Benz was involved in a collision with a second vehicle before catching fire.

Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. Sadly, one person died due to their injuries.

A full investigation into the crash remains ongoing.

Liability For Yonkers Car Accidents

Car accidents remain one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in the United States. According to the IIHS, “There were 39,508 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2021 in which 42,939 deaths occurred. This resulted in 12.9 deaths per 100,000 people and 1.37 deaths per 100 million miles traveled. The fatality rate per 100,000 people ranged from 5.7 in Rhode Island to 26.2 in Mississippi.” Multiple factors could contribute to car accidents.

  • Following other vehicles too closely
  • Speeding during heavy traffic
  • Distracted driving
  • Tire blowouts or other vehicle system failures

It has been estimated that human error plays a role in over 93% of all collisions.This could include instances where drivers made dangerous left turns. It could also include instances where drivers failed to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead of them. The family of any person who died in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver may be able to seek support through a wrongful death claim. A car accident attorney can examine the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating New York Car Accidents

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Yonkers car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys is here to help in any way that we can. We are committed to helping accident victims get the support and justice that they are entitled to under the law. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.


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Jeff S. Korek

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Jeff S. Korek joined Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. in 1992 as the Senior Trial partner. Known for his meticulous preparation and dedication to his clients, Jeff has obtained some of the state’s highest verdicts and settlements.