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October 26, 2022 | Car Accidents

Most Dangerous Places to Drive in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Intersections with a Large Number of Collisions or Accident-Related Injuries

Driving through New York City can be treacherous, but certain areas are more prone to accidents than others. Intersections, in particular, can be extremely dangerous for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists. In Brooklyn, some intersections have an extremely high number of collisions resulting in dozens of accident-related injuries.

At Ajlouny Injury Law, we help those who have been injured in car accidents in Brooklyn and throughout NYC. Individuals hurt as a result of another person’s negligence might be entitled to significant compensation for their injuries. It is important to act quickly, as you only have a limited amount of time to file a claim for damages. Contact our office today at (718) 233-3913 for FREE legal advice. 

Dangerous Intersections in Brooklyn

Data compiled by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) regarding motor vehicle collisions at Brooklyn intersections shows that there were thousands of accidents in the Borough in September 2022. At some intersections, there were 10 or more collisions and over a dozen injured.

According to the NYPD, the most dangerous intersections in Brooklyn included:

  • Avenue V and Flatbush Avenue (10 collisions, 4 injured)
  • Atlantic Avenue and Eastern Parkway (6 collisions, 10 injured)
  • Atlantic Avenue and Pennsylvania Ave (12 collisions, 6 injured)
  • Belmont Avenue and Bradford Street (6 collisions, 16 injured)
  • Fountain Avenue and Linden Blvd (10 collisions, 2 injured)
  • Jamaica Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue (10 collisions, 6 injured)
  • Buffalo Avenue and Eastern Parkway (18 collisions, 16 injured)
  • Rochester Avenue and St. Johns Place (6 collisions, 2 killed)
  • Halsey St and Lewis Ave (6 collisions, 16 injured)
  • Flatbush Avenue Ext and Tillary St (14 collisions, 8 injured)

In total, the NYPD responded to 2,805 motor vehicle collisions throughout the month of September. A total of 4 pedestrians were killed and 594 motorists were injured. There were over 1,000 injury collisions.

Contributing Factors in Accidents with Injuries or Fatalities

The majority of car accidents are preventable, caused by negligence, recklessness, or wrongdoing. In cases where another driver’s actions cause you serious harm, you might be entitled to pursue a lawsuit for your losses. It is important to discuss your case with an attorney who can help you understand your rights.

Contributing factors in injury and fatal collisions:

  • Aggressive driving
  • Alcohol impairment
  • Unsafe backing
  • Driver inattention or distraction
  • Failure to yield right of way
  • Following too closely
  • Improper passing or lane usage
  • Unsafe speed
  • Improper turning
  • Driver inexperience
  • Illegal drug use

Of the 5 boroughs, Brooklyn had the largest number of motor vehicle collisions in September 2022. In addition to the nearly 600 motorists that were injured, an additional 432 passengers and 196 cyclists were hurt in these accidents.

Get FREE Legal Advice Today

At Ajlouny Injury Law, our New York City car accident lawyers have helped thousands recover the money they deserve. Contact our office at (718) 233-3913 for FREE legal advice. We can help you understand your rights and ensure that you receive a fair and full settlement after your Brooklyn auto accident. Call now to get started.

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