Tag: Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Bronx

Camden School Bus Struck In Three-Car Accident

On March 1, 2020, in Motor Vehicle Accident, by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
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Accidents impact thousands of innocent lives daily, causing irreparable damages to victims and their families. In these cases, it is difficult to regain any normalcy of life when the injuries are significant.

An accident with this potential recently occurred in New York, when a Camden school bus was involved in a three-car accident. Thankfully, no students were injured.

In these motor vehicle accidents, even with no loss of life, an auto accident attorney in the Bronx can help victims make claims for damages incurred.

What Happened With The Bus?

Police say on Monday, Sept. 30, a call went came in for an accident on State Route 13 and Elpis Road in the town of Vienna. After investigating the accident, police learned that Francis P. Mantelli, 64, of Camden, was driving his 2007 Chrysler Town and Country van North on State Route 13, where he failed to keep his vehicle on the correct side of the roadway. Because of this, he sideswiped a Camden school bus and then a 2009 Ford Focus, driven by Deborah H. Greene, 63, of Blossvale.

The school bus then traveled off the roadway, struck a guide wire for a National Grid utility pole and then struck a tree.

Mantelli was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital for evaluation. The police issued Mantelli a ticket. Greene was transported to Rome Memorial Hospital for evaluation while the operator of the school bus, Amy C. Galway, and 12 students thankfully suffered no injuries in the accident.

The Bottom line:

Accidents affect the victims physically, mentally, emotionally and financially. To make a claim for compensation, one needs to hire an auto accident attorney in the Bronx to assist with pursuing claims for their injuries. Only a highly competent attorney can help you with the case and help you get financial compensation. Seek advice from us and learn what you need to do to file a lawsuit against the party at fault.

Schedule a consultation for a detailed discussion about your legal options.

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The number of motor vehicle accidents in the Bronx is increasing daily. The hospitalization of three people injured in an accident involving multiple cars, proves this true.

More details of this accident:

This multi-car, motor vehicle accident happened early morning, around 1 o’clock. It happened on the Major Deegan Expressway. At least three people have suffered injuries in this mishap.

All three of them were admitted to Lincoln Hospital for treatment.

Nothing conclusive has been said about the nature of their injuries. According to first responders, everyone injured is in stable condition.

What else?`

A video of this motor vehicle accident posted by Citizen App users, shows the severity of this accident. Cars wreckage from this accident took up almost two lanes, while backing up traffic.

All lanes were cleared and opened to facilitate the rush hour commute, with traffic in both lanes running smoothly.

The cause of the accident is still unknown. Keep coming back to our site to receive future updates about this motor vehicle accident in the Bronx.

If you or a loved one are injured in a car accident call the Law Firm of Vaughn, Weber & Prakope, PLLC at 516-858-2620.  We are here to help.

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Motor vehicle accidents often result in the untimely deaths of victims. Tuesday morning brought the curtain down on another life in one such horrible tragedy.

The details of the accident:

The deceased, a 52-year-old man, appeared to be fleeing a hit and run. He was fatally struck by a dump truck. The dump truck did not stop after hitting the victim in the Bronx on Tuesday.

The deceased was discovered at Country Club Road and MacDonough Place in Pelham Bay near 5 a.m. in the morning.

Prior to this, the deceased had sideswiped another vehicle in a minor crash. This crash happened on McLean Avenue. He did not stop, instead fleeing the scene, prompting the other driver involved in the crash to chase him.

How did it happen?

According to police, the victim was heading south on the Bronx River Parkway. This is when it is believed he realized three tires of his car were damaged because of the crash.

Therefore, he saw no choice but to pull over on interstate 95 using the Bruckner Boulevard Service Road. He exited his vehicle and tried to flee on foot. This is when a dump truck struck him. He simply ran in front of the truck, got hit and died instantly.

The police are now hunting for the dump truck involved in this accident, which, ironically, did not stop. The Bruckner Road exit ramp from Interstate 95 has been closed by police to investigate this accident. Keep coming back to our website to receive the latest updates about this accident.

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Why Do You Need a Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney?

On September 30, 2019, in Motor Vehicle Accident, by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.

Need Of Motor vehicle Accident Attorney

Motor vehicle accidents can occur any time without warning and can disrupt your life. It is necessary to be cautious while driving, in order to prevent dangerous situations.  Defensive driving does not always prevent accidents.  The damage caused by these accidents can impact your physical condition and your financial life as well. An accident could be a disaster for your family as well. Therefore, it is essential to seek help from a Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney in the Bronx to protect your financial interests.

Here are some common injuries that accident victims suffer, which also affect their lives:

  • Head/Brain Injuries
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Fractured and Broken Bones
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Permanent Scars
  • Untimely Death

Identifying the reasons behind a Motor Vehicle Accident 

By hiring an experienced attorney, it becomes easy to investigate a motor vehicle accident. By reconstructing the accident scene to determine who’s at fault, the team of attorneys will address causes like:

  • Speeding
  • Drunk Driving
  • Reckless Driving
  • Hazardous road conditions
  • Inattentive or Distracted Driving

How a Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney can help you?

As discussed above, a car accident can cause huge trouble for victims and their families. Therefore, first, seek medical aid, then hire a competent motor vehicle accident attorney in the Bronx as soon as possible.  

Have you or someone in your family been injured in a motor vehicle accident? Has someone in your family died due to a motor vehicle accident? Are you planning to seek the compensation you think you deserve? It’s time to get in touch with the Law Firm of Vaughn, Weber Law & Prakope, PLLC, a reputed group of experienced motor vehicle accident attorneys in the Bronx, Queens, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Long Island, Staten Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn and New York City to safeguard your financial interests during this critical phase of life.  

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