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Brooklyn Car Crash Leaves Five Injured and Two Dead

Brooklyn Car Crash Leaves Five Injured and Two Dead

Brooklyn, NY – A two-car collision occurred at the intersection of 18th Avenue and 64th Street in Bensonhurst on Monday, March 20, 2023, leaving five people injured and two fatalities.

According to reports, a Toyota Camry ran through a red light and struck a Honda HRV in the intersection. After colliding, the vehicles hit a 60-year-old woman who was walking and then struck a third vehicle. The pedestrian and driver of the third vehicle were taken to Maimonides Medical Center in critical condition where they both later passed away. Five other victims were injured and taken to the hospital. The driver of the Camry is believed to have been speeding when the crash occurred. He was charged with manslaughter and driving as an unlicensed operator.

Car Accidents 

Speeding is a factor in 30% of all fatal vehicle accidents in the United States. In this horrible accident, those injured, and their families should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Video from businesses at this intersection
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Inspection of the road conditions
  • Vehicle blind spots
  • Driving records
  • Accident history at this intersection
  • Timing of traffic signals

When another person’s negligence causes a car accident, victims can be left with extensive injuries including:

  • Head injuries
  • Back and spine injuries
  • Rib injuries
  • Neck and shoulder injuries
  • Any many more…

Car Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible. While handling various accident cases, our attorneys have gained experience that has helped them identify some of the most common causes of car accidents:

  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement  
  • Inexperienced driving  
  • Aggressive driving  
  • Speeding  

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.  

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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