Staten Island, NY – Rear-end Injury Crash on Korean War Veterans Pkwy

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Staten Island, NY - Rear-end Injury Crash on Korean War Veterans Pkwy

Staten Island, NY (May 2, 2024) – Three people were injured in a crash in the Staten Island area on Wednesday evening, May 1. The incident occurred on Korean War Veterans Parkway late that night around 9:50 p.m. Local reports revealed that a New York Police Department (NYPD) Emergency Service Unit truck broke down on the southbound lanes of the roadway. 

The vehicle had pulled over to the side of the road to wait for a tow truck near Arden Avenue. Another motorist crashed into the rear of the vehicle. Three people were hurt in the crash, including an NYPD officer. All three were transported to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further updates on the collision are currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash. 

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

Rear-end Crashes in New York

Staten Island, NY - Rear-end Injury Crash on Korean War Veterans PkwyRear-end collisions are, by far, the most commonly reported collision in the United States. There are nearly two million rear-end crashes reported each year nationwide. These collisions contribute to a substantial number of fatalities and injuries. The jerky motion that follows a rear-end impact can damage your neck or spine, potentially leaving you with life-changing injuries and other damages. In most cases, these crashes are caused by distracted or speeding drivers who are unable to stop in time to avoid hitting the back of another vehicle. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a collision, you may be able to pursue a full financial recovery with the help of a qualified lawyer. 

You never want to take any chances with your recovery after a serious crash. The insurance company will send an adjuster to get information from you, and no matter what they say, the adjuster will be looking out for the interests of the insurer. That is why you need a trained Staten Island car crash lawyer on your side to level the playing field. If you are ready to get started on your case, contact the offices of Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP today at (516) 774-3635. 

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