One Person In Critical Condition Following East Harlem Crash
EAST HARLEM, NEW YORK (June 25, 2023) – Three people were injured in an East Harlem car accident near the intersection of First Avenue and East 105th Street.
New York City police officials are saying that the accident took place on Thursday. A silver SUV was involved in a collision under uncertain conditions.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Two people were taken to the hospital.
One person was listed in critical condition.
Liability For East Harlem Car Accidents
Speed is one of the most common causes of car accidents in the United States. 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 many other factors that could contribute to a car accident.
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Poor road conditions
- Driver fatigue
- Vehicle system failures
When a driver fails to slow down and hits another vehicle, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. It is important to seek legal advice as early as possible after a collision. A car accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating Car Accident Claims
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to all of the people injured in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened.
Have you or someone you care about been injured due to the negligent actions of another driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. 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.