Four People Injured In Brooklyn Car Accident On Prospect Expressway
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (December 4, 2019) – At least four people were injured in a car accident that took place on Prospect Expressway.
New York State Police are saying that the accident first occurred around 5:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, two vehicles collided.
One of the vehicles burst into flames. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to treat a total of four people who sustained injuries.
An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Brooklyn Car Accidents
A number of very serious car accidents are caused by driver’s that make dangerous left turns. According to New York Vehicle & Traffic Law (Sec. 1411), “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway shall yield the right of way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction which is within the intersection or so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.”
Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills an pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Brooklyn Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? You may have recourse under the law. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at 212-471-5106.