Injury Lawyers Discuss High Speed Chase Resulting in Injuries
NYC Injury Lawyers at the F&A injury law firm discuss a recent high-speed chase that commenced in the Bronx ended in Mt. Vernon with serious injuries to a woman and a child.
The New York Post reports that the chase began when 47th Precinct officers attempted to make a traffic stop after a 2014 white Nissan Maxima allegedly sped westbound on Nereid Avenue at about 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15.
Vehicle Crashes Into Parked Cars
The driver allegedly attempted to elude the pursuing squad car. As the vehicle entered Westchester, officers notified the Mt. Vernon police. About three blocks from the county line, the car struck a series of cars parked in front of the Greater Centennial African Methodist Church at 8th Avenue and 4th Street.
One Adult and One Young Child Hurt
A 24-year-old female back-seat passenger reportedly sustained severe head injuries. Emergency personnel transported her to Jacobi Medical Center in critical condition. A two-year-old girl on her lap at impact also sustained injuries, and she is in stable condition.
Arrest on Multiple Charges
The 18-year-old male motorist faces a series of charges, including reckless endangerment, reckless driving, endangering the welfare of a child and operating a vehicle while drug-impaired. Police also took a front-seat passenger into custody.
When a person suffers injury due to negligent conduct by another individual, it is frequently possible to file a lawsuit in the state’s civil courts that seeks compensation for certain medical expenses, pain, suffering, and lost wages.
If you or a family member is a victim in a traffic accident possibly caused by negligence, it is possible to review the case from a legal perspective with injury lawyers. Our firm will provide such a consultation to you without charge. Please contact us with your questions, or to schedule a visit.