According to the authorities, this Manhattan car accident occurred on Saturday night at approximately 9 p.m. The unidentified driver of a Jaguar rear-ended a Chevrolet as the vehicles were moving in a westbound direction on 42nd Street near Sixth Avenue. As a result of the collision, the Chevrolet slammed into the back of a taxi cab and the Jaguar rolled up onto the sidewalk before overturning. 10 people, including three pedestrians, were injured in the crash. None of the names of those involved were released.
New York Car Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere thoughts and hopes for all of the 10 people who were injured in this Manhattan car accident, and given the circumstances we’re thankful that no one was killed in this horrific crash. In addition, this incident will now become part of the overall statistics regarding New York car accidents. Every year, more than 187,000 people are injured and more than 1,200 people are killed in these occurrences.
New York Personal Injury Lawyers
If the available facts regarding this Manhattan car accident are accurate and the driver of the Jaguar turns out to be at fault for the crash, it could set off a string of filings of New York personal injury lawsuits by the people who were injured in this incident. If these claims are filed and they are successful, it could lead to damages awards that compensate the plaintiffs for losses that include medical costs, lost income and pain and suffering.
If you or someone you love has been harmed in a crash, you need to seek the help of New York personal injury lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of clients for more than 40 years. Contact The Fitzgerald Law Firm today to schedule a free initial consultation.