OUR NYC & WESTCHESTER CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS KNOW HOW DANGEROUS CAR ACCIDENTS ARE THE STATISTICS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES
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OUR NEW YORK CITY AND WESTCHESTER CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS KNOW THE NUMBERS
With the number and seriousness of car accidents in New York, on the rise, if you were injured in a car accident, you need a lawyer with experience. With a combined six years of experience our NYC and Westchester car and truck accident lawyers, have extensive experience in representing people who suffered personal injuries in car accidents and the families of people who suffered a wrongful death arising out of a car or truck accident.
MANHATTAN CAR ACCIDENT STATISTICS
In Manhattan, NYC, over 40 people a year die in car accidents and over 4,000 people per year suffer personal injuries in car accidents that send them to the emergency room and be hospitalized. According to New York City Police statistics, in June, 2020, the intersections with the most auto accidents were (i) Delancy and Essex, (ii) East 132st Street and Madison Avenue, (iii) 9th Avenue and West 207th Street, (iv) 7th Avenue and West 135th Street, (v) 7th Avenue and West 145th Street and (vi) Seventh Avenue between 135th Street and West 145th Street.
BROOKLYN CAR ACCIDENT STATISTICS
uAccording to the New York State Department of Health, Brooklyn, also known as Kings County, accounts has on average 129 car crash fatalities every week, which amouts to approximately 6700 deaths per year in car accidents in Brooklyn. In Brooklyn, every week, approximately 1655 people who suffered personal injuries in car accidents in Brooklyn were treated in hospital emergency rooms, which accounts for over 86,000 emergency room visits per year.
CAR ACCIDENT STATISTICS FOR THE BRONX
Bruckner Boulevard is the Bronx's most dangerous street for car accidents. According to data from the New York City Police Department, the following locations have the most frequent car accidents in the Bronx: (i) East 139th Street and Willis Avenue, (ii) East 142 Street and Southern Boulevard, (iii) Bruckner Boulevard and Tiffany Street, (iv) Southern Boulevard and Westcheter Avenue, (v) Bronx River Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard, (vi) Jessup Ave and West 172nd Street and (v) Ogden Ave and 171 St. The highest number of accidents, in the Bronx occurred at Bruckner Boulevard and Hunts Point.
WORK RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE FATALITIES
A recent OSHA report documented that in 2019, motor vehilce accidents were the second highest cause of work related fatalities, right behind construction. There were One Thousand and Five fatal work related motor vehicle accidents, which includes commercial truck drivers.
WESTCHESTER CAR ACCIDENT STATISTICS
According to the Department of Health, on average there are 26 car and truck related deaths in Westchester County, with almost four thousand motor vehicle related emergency room related visits to Westchester hospitals. Alcohol related car accidents correlated with more serious injuries. Westchester statistics include White Plains, Yonkers, New Rochelle, Dobbs Ferry, Scarsdale, Mt Kisco, Armonk, Port Chester, Rye, Harrison, Pelham, Bronxvillce, Hartsdale and Yorktown Heights.
NYC PEDESTRIAN DEATH STATISTICS
In 2020, even with most of New York state under lockdown, there were 96 pedestrians killed after being hit by a car or truck in New York City. Our pedestrian accident lawyers know that in the crosswalk the pedestrian has the right of way, and we aggressively go after drivers that hit pedestrians. It is now an a misdemeanor to hit a pedestrian because the driver exercised a lack of ordinary care or failed to keep a proper look out while operating a car or truck. If your loved one was injured or killed after being hit by a car, call our NYC pedestrian accident lawyers for a free consultation.
MOTORCYCLE AND BICYCLIST DEATHS IN NEW YORK CITY
In 2020, there was a spike of motorcycle and bicyclist deaths in New York City. Over 175 bicyclists and motorcycle operators in New York City suffered car crash fatalities in New York City. If your loved one died in a motorcycle or bicycle crash, call our NYC Wrongful Death Attorneys for a free consultation. In 2019, there were 38 bicyclist deaths, which was the highest fatality rate in 20 years.
HIT AND RUN ACCIDENTS
According to the New York City Police Department, there were over 492 hit and run car accidents with personal injuries where the driver fled the scene of the accident. Out of these hit and run accidents, there were only 8 arrests. This means that for over 98% of hit and run accidents, the driver is never identified. These startling statistics mean that it is important to hire experienced NYC hit and run injury lawyers who know how to pursue uninsured motorist claims and claims with the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation to get hit and run accident victims the medical benefits and compensation they deserve.