A New York City couple was recently killed in a crash in Clifton Park. Three passengers in the vehicle with them suffered serious injuries, but all are expected to survive. According to reports, an allegedly drunk driver is responsible for this tragic event.
What starts out as a normal day for any New Yorker can end in disaster in a matter of seconds. A car accident can happen in the blink of an eye, but the damage the victim and his or her family may experience can last a lifetime. This is particularly true if the victim suffers a spinal cord injury.
Construction employees work in environments full of hazards and changing conditions that put them at elevated risk of accidents. It is a dangerous career that leaves many New York construction accident victims with serious injuries that cause them to become permanently disabled. Some injured workers lose their lives. Due to the severity of trauma that can occur, construction workers should be wary of their work environments and take proper precautions to avoid accidents and minimize the seriousness of any sustained injuries.
Two pedestrians were injured recently when they were struck by a smart car in Battery Park City. This incident occurred Friday, May 10, at roughly 10 p.m. Police believe a drunk driver is responsible for this event. According to the laws of New York, as negligence is considered a factor in this case, the victims may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.
Law enforcement officers in New York are in the process of investigating a pedestrian accident involving a U.S. Postal Service vehicle. On the evening of May 3, a 52-year-old male was struck down by a USPS truck while crossing a street in Brooklyn. Sadly, the injuries suffered due to this truck accident victim proved fatal.
Taxis are a staple form of transportation in New York City. This means you are at risk of getting injuries as a passenger if the cab driver is involved in an accident. Even if you ride in a highly visible yellow taxi, which studies show are less likely to be in accidents, you may still end up as a taxi accident victim.