Manhattan, NY – Injuries in E-Bike Crash at E 108th St & 1st Ave

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Manhattan, NY - Injuries in E-Bike Crash at E 108th St & 1st Ave

Manhattan, NY (March 20, 2024) – A serious crash in Manhattan on Wednesday morning, March 20, required support from local emergency crews. The collision took place at the crossing of E. 108th Street and 1st Avenue at around 1:23 a.m. Emergency crews were dispatched after being notified of a crash involving two e-bikes. 

The two riders collided at the scene for unknown reasons, and the accident ended in confirmed injuries. At this time, the severity of the related damages has not been determined. The area was temporarily closed as paramedics provided aid to the involved parties. No updates on the conditions of the crash victims are currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident. 

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

E-Bike Crashes in New York

Manhattan, NY - Injuries in E-Bike Crash at E 108th St & 1st AveIn big cities all around the country, e-bikes and scooters are growing in popularity. Approximately half of all injuries related to electric bikes occurred in 2022, accounting for a startling 46 percent of all reported injuries between 2017 and 2022. It is estimated that 36 percent of the victims were 14 years of age or younger. Since then, there has reportedly been an annual increase in connected injuries of nearly 23 percent. Bicycle riders are not well protected in the event of a crash, which means that any injuries or damages they sustain could be life-changing. It can be hard to navigate the complicated claims process on your own. If you want to achieve a full recovery, you need to partner with a qualified attorney from the very start of your case. 

Riding a bike should be a fun and easy way to get around. Unfortunately, many riders are at risk of being seriously hurt in a crash. You must do everything in your power to maximize your recovery during this difficult time. This often means working closely with a trained Manhattan personal injury attorney with a proven history of handling injury cases. The trained legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is here to help. Contact our law offices today at (516) 774-3635 to get started on your case. 

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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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