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Two Injured After Truck Accident on Staten Island

Staten Island, NY – Two people were injured after a commercial truck and passenger vehicle crashed at a Staten Island container terminal on Western Avenue in Mariners Harbor. The crash occurred Wednesday, March 30, 2022, around 11:35 a.m.  

Two people were extricated by firefighters. One was taken to Richmond University Medical Center in critical condition. The other was transported to Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze, with minor injuries. Authorities are investigating the crash. 

Commercial Truck Accidents 

Commercial truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for anyone involved in a serious accident to perform an independent legal investigation and preserve evidence. This includes reviewing: 

  • Driving records 
  • Video from the truck 
  • Driver overtime records 
  • Blind spots on the truck 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • Route the truck was traveling 
  • Recent maintenance history 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Dispatcher notes regarding the trip 
  • Copy of company’s driver attentiveness system report 
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of driver for alcohol and drugs 
  • Any history of driver with alcohol and drugs 
  • Video evidence of the crash 
  • Eyewitness accounts of the crash 
  • Determine if pavement markings are clear and up to code  
  • Inspection of road conditions  
  • Determine if road signage is clear and up to code 

Commercial Truck Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in commercial trucking accidents and have found that some common causes include: 

  • Inexperienced drivers 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Fatigue 
  • Speeding or reckless driving 
  • Congested roads 
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance 
  • Improperly secured loads and equipment

At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and trusted commercial truck accident attorneys have helped more than 50,000 clients get the best result possible. 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 – Western Avenue in Mariners Harbor

Western Avenue in Mariners Harbor

 

 

 

 

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