Holtsville, NY (January 24, 2023) – On Monday afternoon, January 16, 2023, a woman crashed her SUV on the Long Island Expressway. The woman is said to have sustained injuries as a result of the impact.
In Holtsville, just after noon, the driver of a 2002 Jeep Liberty collided with a median barrier while traveling west on the Long Island Expressway.
The jeep suddenly burst into flames as a result of the rollover. The SUV was turned right side up by several witnesses who were at the scene. The driver was rescued from the burning vehicle and quickly taken to the shoulder of the expressway, where first aid was given.
Rescue workers such as ambulances, the fire brigade and the police were on duty at the time of the accident.
The driver was identified and she was flown by police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where her injuries were treated. Her current state of health is unknown.
Westbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway were closed for more than three hours when the scene was cleared. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the accident while the jeep is impounded for a security check.
New York Statistics
According to studies, over 371,000 car accidents were reported in New York last year. In October and November 2022 there were over 50,000 vehicle collisions. The number of accidents in New York is around 600 a day. Last year there were over 1,100 seriously injured and 100,000 slightly injured. A total of 1,100 deaths were also reported.
In New York, most accidents involve multiple vehicles. The rate of accidents involving two or more vehicles is higher than that of accidents involving one vehicle.
New York has a high rate of accidents caused by drivers tailgating cars. In New York, 64% of accidents occur at intersections or heavily congested traffic areas. The risk of accidents in New York is very high when drivers operate their vehicles at high speeds. According to data, the number of people with disabilities behind the wheel has steadily increased in recent years.
Legal remedies may be available to those injured or killed in accidents caused by others. If you and your family were injured in a car accident in New York, you can benefit from the advice of one Car Accident Lawyer.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, at Metro Law we strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are very saddened by these accidents, but hope that through awareness of these dangers, people in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation of business and this information should not be construed as medical or legal advice. We wish everyone involved in the accident the best and fastest possible recovery. The photos shown in this article are not from the actual scene of the accident.