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Staten Island Accident Leaves Three Dead and Several Injured

Staten Island Accident Leaves Three Dead and Several Injured

Staten Island, NY – A crash between a Ford Mustang and a GMC Yukon occurred on Sunday, July 10, 2022, around 8:45 p.m. The crash occurred on Hylan Boulevard and Richard Avenue. 

According to police, the Mustang collided with the Yukon making a left turn onto Richard Avenue, causing the Mustang to split in two. Three passengers of the Mustang, Fernanda Gil, 16, Ashley Rodriguez,15, and Jesie Gil, 15, died in the crash. The driver of the Mustang, as well as several passengers of the Yukon, were transported to the hospital. Police are investigating the cause of the collision. It is believed speed was a factor in this crash. 

Car Accidents 

Last year, speeding was a factor in 30% of all traffic fatalities. In this accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:   

  • Driver accident history 
  • Police accident report  
  • Speed the driver was traveling 
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol     
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol     
  • Phone and texting records of the driver     
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident      
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code   
  • Accident history at this intersection 
  • Any video evidence of the crash 

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 

At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and highly trained car accident attorneys have helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of car accidents include: 

  • 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.   

Location of Crash – Hylan Boulevard and Richard Avenue

Hylan Boulevard and Richard Avenue

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