When it comes to car accidents, it's really no surprise that teenagers are considered more likely to be involved in a car accident than their older peers on the road. In fact, the National Center for Health Statistics reports that the leading cause of death for those between 15 and 20 years of age, is from motor vehicle crashes.
A 19-year-old Queens college student was recently convicted of four counts of vehicular manslaughter. The charges stem from a fatal accident in October 2012 that killed four teens.
A grieving mother is demanding accountability for a fatal Queens car accident that took the life of her son on April 4. The crash killed four young people after their car plunged into Steinway Creek in Astoria.
A 54-year-old Brooklyn woman recently died in three-vehicle accident. The crash occurred in the intersection of Foster and Ralph avenues in East Flatbush. The woman was on her way to work when her Pontiac car collided with a Volkswagen before careening into a semi truck.
This past week, I had the opportunity to settle a case on behalf of one of our clients. The client was a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn, while crossing the street. Our client suffered a broken arm which required surgery and plates and screws to fix. I settled the case for the full limits of the driver's insurance policy.
An auto accident occurred in the Willets Points area of Queens when a car suddenly veered off the roadway and plowed into a mechanics shop. Tragically, the car struck and killed a 30 year old mechanic. The car also struck another mechanic, severing his legs.