Car Flips on Staten Island Expressway, Injuries Reported


Posted on Feb 16, 2011

A serious Staten Island car accident injured at least one person and tied up traffic for hours on the afternoon of February 3, 2011. The crash occurred when a car driven by a 63-year-old man flipped over on the Brooklyn-bound Staten Island Expressway near the Clove Road exit, shortly before 12:30 p.m. Pictures from the accident scene reveal that the car landed on the side of the road and very close to the guardrail.

According to reports, the driver lost control of his car after another vehicle rear ended him, though the official cause of the crash has not yet been reported.

Numerous emergency vehicles and officials responded to this Staten Island accident and traffic on the Verrazano Narrows Bridge was severely impacted.

The 63-year-old driver was the only one reported to be injured in this crash at this time. His identity has not yet been released. Reports indicate that he was in serious condition with significant but not life threatening injuries.

We wish the driver a full and speedy recovery from the injuries incurred in this Staten Island car crash.

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