Multiple People Injured In Brooklyn Car Accident Along Gowanus Expressway Near Prospect Expressway
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (March 21, 2020) – At least two people were injured in a car accident that took place on the Gowanus Expressway by Prospect Expressway.
New York Police Department officials are saying that the accident took place around 6:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation two vehicles collided causing one car to spin out.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. Both were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive.
Liability In Brooklyn Car Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to take measures in order to avoid hitting other vehicles. Many accidents are caused by drivers 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.” Victims of car accidents may be able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Investigating A Brooklyn Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any 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.