Living in New Jersey, you're bound to see a car accident here or there, and you may wonder what you can do to help prevent the accidents. Despite trying to limit distractions, lower speed limits, reduce drinking, and to prevent negligence, some drivers still do the very things that cause accidents on the roads. Sadly, there isn't much you can do about it except for making sure they pay for the damage they have caused through monetary compensation or other acceptable sentences.
For example, this car accident in Brooklyn involved several cars with victims inside who will need medical care and car repairs. While no reason for the accident has yet been released pending the investigation, it's likely that some kind of negligence, whether it was not paying attention to road signs, speeding, or drinking and driving, could have been at fault. Officials reported on April 6 that seven people were injured in this multiple-vehicle accident.
The accident involved children and adults, some of whom were seriously injured in the accident. The accident, which took place around 10:00 p.m. on a Saturday night, resulted in two people being treated for serious injuries, while others suffered minor injuries. Luckily, no one was killed in the impact.
The accident involved multiple vehicles in the Bedford-Stuyvescant neighborhood, and the ages of the people involved haven't been released. The authorities investigated haven't released much information on what happened. What is clear is that one child suffered serious, although not life-threatening injuries, and an adult did the same. Both had to be taken to the hospital for their injuries, according to the news reports.
Source: New Jersey Herald, "FDNY: 7 hurt, including 4 children, in car crash" No author given, Apr. 06, 2014