Plainview, NY – Car Crash Leads to Injuries in WB Lanes of I-495
Plainview, NY (February 25, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a highway in Plainview on the afternoon of Saturday, February 25.
According to Long Island officials, the accident happened around 1:35 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-495 around the area of exit 46, Sunnyside Boulevard. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a multi-vehicle collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Several westbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time after the accident, which led to delays. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
We would like to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties injured in this accident.
Car Accidents in New York
Numerous times per day, car accidents take place throughout the state of New York. This means that hundreds of thousands of people are injured in New York car accidents every single day. In 2019, there were over 134,000 car accidents leading to injuries in New York City alone and the rest of the state saw even more collisions. There are many common reasons for car accidents within the state, which include the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should be prepared to seek help from a skilled attorney.
Negligence leads to most of the serious car accidents that happen on our roads in New York every year. If you can show that another party is at fault for your accident, you can successfully move forward with a claim. This is not always easy to do if you are dealing with physical injuries caused by an accident. After you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should be prepared to speak with a Plainview car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are here to help you get back on your feet after you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party. It is normal to feel alone and confused after a car accident, which is why you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible after your accident. Our attorneys will help you get started on working toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages during these difficult times. You have options and should never have to face the aftermath of a collision on your own. Please contact a car accident attorney in Plainview at (718) 606-4099 for more information.
Notes: When writing these accident news pieces, our writers rely on secondary sources. These sources are comprised of police and fire accident reports, news reports, and newspaper articles, as well as first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. Because of this, our team at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. has not independently validated the information regarding this accident. Please get in touch with our company to have any inaccurate information corrected right away. Please let us know if you want the post to be taken down from our website, and we will do our best to comply.
Disclaimers: In order to prevent being engaged in a tragic accident, we wish to encourage the people in our neighborhood to drive slowly and with caution. This news article is not meant to be a solicitation for business. Any information offered shouldn’t be regarded as professional medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post wasn’t taken at the location of the collision.