Brooklyn, NY – Injuries in DUI Collision on Mother Gaston Blvd

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Brooklyn, NY - Injuries in DUI Collision on Mother Gaston Blvd

Brooklyn, NY (May 21, 2024) – On Monday, May 20, there were reported injuries after a crash involving a drunk driver in the Brooklyn area. The incident was reported on Mother Gaston Boulevard near Dumont Avenue late that night around 7 p.m. Local reports revealed that a driver ran a red light at the intersection leading up to the crash.

The 28-year-old motorist collided with an Acura TLX driven by a 38-year-old woman who was headed eastbound on Dumont. The driver of the Acura reportedly had a suspended license. In the first vehicle, a 21-year-old woman was holding a one-year-old child in the front passenger seat. The child was transported to a local hospital with a skull fracture. The woman holding the child was also hospitalized for treatment. The 28-year-old driver was found to be intoxicated, and both drivers were taken into custody and are facing related charges. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

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

Drunk Driving Crashes in New York

Brooklyn, NY - Injuries in DUI Collision on Mother Gaston BlvdDriving after intoxication is one of the most dangerous things you can do behind the wheel. Sadly, drunk drivers continue to operate a vehicle every day throughout the nation. Roughly one-third of all road fatalities reported in the United States in 2021 were caused by intoxicated drivers. In a recent year, it was estimated that the annual cost of alcohol-related fatal motor accidents was $123.3 billion. Dunk drivers cause nearly 37 deaths each year across the country. This means someone is killed in a DUI crash almost every 39 minutes. DUI-related crashes claimed the lives of 13,000 more people in the United States in 2021 than the year before, showing that the issue is only becoming worse with time. If you or someone close to you is hurt by a drunk driver, you should consult with a qualified Brooklyn car accident lawyer to get the most out of your case. The legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is here to help you during this difficult time. If you are ready to get to work on your case, call us 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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