Two People Died, Five Injured In Brooklyn High Speed Car Accident By The Intersection of 18th Avenue and 64th Street
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (March 21, 2023) – Two people were killed and five people were injured in a Brooklyn high speed car accident by 18th Avenue and 64th Street.
New York City police officials are saying that the accident took place on Monday. A Toyota Camry and a Honda HRV were involved in a collision.
Speed was considered a factor in the crash. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help all of the victims. Two people died and five people were injured.
A full investigation into the collision on 18th Avenue remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Brooklyn Car Accidents
Speeding remains one of the leading 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
- Poor road conditions
- Driver intoxication
- Vehicle system malfunctions
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid collisions. If a driver fails to slow down to avoid causing accidents, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. The family of any person that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover many of the expenses that come with the sudden loss of a loved one.
Investigating A Brooklyn Car Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our deepest condolences to the families of the people killed in this crash. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to the NYPD. This was a preventable tragedy that should not have taken place.
Do you need more information about a Brooklyn car accident? Our team of consumer safety advocates are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support after a crash we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.