Bronx, NY – Major Deegan Expy & Van Cortlandt Pkwy Injury Collision

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Bronx, NY - Major Deegan Expy & Van Cortlandt Pkwy Injury Collision

Bronx, NY (May 16, 2024) – On Thursday, May 16, a serious auto accident in the Bronx area required support from local paramedics. The collision took place early that morning around 7:35 a.m. at the intersection of Major Deegan Expressway S. & Van Cortlandt Parkway S. Two vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident.

At least one person was hurt in the crash, but the number and severity of the resulting injuries have not been determined. Emergency crews were present to provide aid to the injured parties. Ambulances were present to transport the injured parties to local hospitals for further support. No updates on the conditions of the crash victims have been provided. Local authorities advised nearby drivers to avoid the road as emergency responders were present. Tow trucks were needed to clear the resulting wreckage in order to reopen the roadway to outside traffic. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be provided as it continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

High-Speed Collisions in New York

Bronx, NY - Major Deegan Expy & Van Cortlandt Pkwy Injury CollisionIn all of New York, car crashes are commonplace and leave many with serious and even life-threatening injuries. A lot of these crashes are caused by drivers who are traveling too fast. Despite a 25-mile-per-hour speed limit across the city, statistics indicate that in 2022 there were 3,940 crashes involving speeding motorists. Over 10,000 people lose their lives in high-speed collisions annually in the United States, and speeding is a factor in more than 25 percent of all traffic deaths. With the assistance of an experienced Bronx personal injury attorney, you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim in order to receive compensation if you or a loved one is seriously injured in an accident involving a careless driver. It can be hard to pursue a full recovery on your own, and the legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is here to help. If you are ready to get to work on your case, give us a call today at (516) 774-3635.

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Disclaimers: To promote safety and prevent tragic accidents, we urge individuals in our community to drive slowly and cautiously. This news article is not intended as a solicitation for business. Any information provided should not be considered professional medical or legal advice. Additionally, please note that the photo used in this post is not from the location of the collision.

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