Major Deegan Crash 5 injured
According to authorities an ambulance was involved in a three-car crash near the Major Deegan Sunday that injured six people to the hospital. The incident happened at 8:30 in the morning at West 230th Street and Bailey Avenue.
The victims were transported to Saint Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.
The accident is still under investigation.
New York car accident lawyer, Paul Ajlouny, states “The holidays are a dangerous time for travel, and Memorial Day weekend proves to be one of the deadliest. Not to mention the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.
Car accidents on Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx 2015-2012
Combine the holiday travel time, bad weather and speed on roads with certain potholes and you’ve got a deadly combination.”
- On Dec 8, 2014 Authorities say a five car collision on the southbound side of the Major Deegan Expressway injured at least ten people.
- Nov 24, 2014 – One man is dead after a single car crash on the Major Deegan Expressway. According.
- Jan 23, 2014 – Two people were injured in a 10-car chain-reaction crash that snarled traffic on the Major Deegan Expressway Thursday morning.
- 12/22/2013 Man Hit, Killed By SUV On Major Deegan Expressway A man was struck and killed early Sunday on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.
- Sep 6, 2012 – Authorities say eight people have suffered minor injuries in a wrong-way accident on the southbound Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.
- May 30, 2012 A three-car collision at about 8 a.m. at West 155th Street in Highbridge closed two lanes and left three people with minor injuries.
- Feb 3, 2012 – A pregnant 16-year-old girl was killed today when the car she was a passenger in crashed in a deadly wreck on the Major Deegan Expressway
- February 2, 2012 An out-of-control driver plowed into a concrete pillar on the Major Deegan Expressway, killing his passenger and himself and critically injuring three other occupants.
The causes of car accidents on Interstate 87/New York State Thruway (Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx)
- Distracted driving, Cell Phone Usage, Texting
- Drunk driving
- Defective car parts
- Poor Weather