Manhattan, NY – Two Hurt in Collision at FDR Dr & 72nd St

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Over 20 years of experience in Personal Injury.

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Manhattan, NY - Two Hurt in Collision at FDR Dr & 72nd St

Manhattan, NY (April 14, 2024) – There were confirmed injuries following a traffic accident in the Manhattan area on Sunday, April 14. The collision occurred at the corner of FDR Drive and 72nd Street early that afternoon around 3:32 p.m. Two people were reportedly injured in the crash. 

Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to render aid to the involved parties. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries has not been determined. The injured parties were provided aid at the scene by attending medical personnel before being transferred to local hospitals for further support. The circumstances leading to the collision were not provided in the initial reports. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

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

Distracted Driving Accidents in New York

Manhattan, NY - Two Hurt in Collision at FDR Dr & 72nd StIt is the duty of all drivers to pay attention to the road at all times. Unfortunately, what should be a simple task is becoming almost impossible due to the rising use of smartphones and other mobile devices in the United States. New York has a particularly bad issue with distracted driving. As a matter of fact, the state has the ninth worst rate of driver distraction in the United States. Between 2017 and 2021, 563 out of 4,785 road deaths in the state were attributed to distracted driving or an estimated 12 percent of all traffic fatalities. In the event of a catastrophic auto accident, drivers who neglect to pay attention to the road should be held accountable for their actions. This is often only possible with the help of a trained lawyer. 

When you are injured in a serious crash, you will likely feel overwhelmed and scared about your future. Your very way of life can be on the line. You need to make sure you have an experienced Manhattan personal injury lawyer on your side at every stage of your case. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact the offices of Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP today at (516) 774-3635 to discuss your situation with a trained lawyer. 

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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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