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Bronx, NY – Explosion at Gun Hill Rd Station Leaves Worker Injured

By Burg Simpson
August 10, 2021
4 min read

Bronx, NY (August 10, 2021) – One person was left injured following an explosion in the Pelham Gardens area on Monday. At approximately 10:24 a.m., on August 9, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at an explosion at the Gun Hill Road Station in the Bronx.

Reports from local news sources show that an explosion occurred at the Gun Hill Road Station during the morning hours as one worker was performing maintenance to the tracks. The worker sustained injuries as a result of the explosion. Authorities reported that several people were treated for injuries at the station. The MTA worker was transported to a local hospital for medical care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Explosion Incidents in New York

Far too often, explosion incidents take place across the United States that leave innocent people injured. In many instances, victims who are sent to area hospitals have to undergo extensive medical care. Many injured parties sustain severe burn injuries that require emergency medical attention. As if the immediate consequences were not enough, many victims are left with permanent scarring, muscle damage, and nerve damage following these incidents. These and other severe injuries can dramatically impact the health and well-being of victims.

In many cases, these explosions are a result of defective or malfunctioning appliances. In these instances, those harmed may have legal options available to help them hold negligent parties accountable. Seeking the guidance of a seasoned explosion injury attorney as soon as possible can help to improve your chances of getting justice following an explosion. A competent legal team will be able to review the circumstances surrounding your case and identify all liable parties. It is crucial that you act quickly following your accident in order to get the justice you deserve. Waiting can negatively impact your ability to recover full and fair compensation for various damages, including:

  • Medical costs
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earnings
  • Long-term care expenses
  • Lost benefits
  • Loss of consortium
  • Mental anguish
  • Pain and suffering
  • And more

You should reach out to a national explosion injury attorney as soon as possible to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice.

Our national explosion injury attorneys have extensive resources that allow us to thoroughly investigate each accident to determine its cause. Our team at Burg Simpson has over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims across the nation who have been injured in explosion incidents.

By calling (888) 895-2080 at your earliest convenience, our team can meet with you to review the circumstances surrounding your accident and to determine the best legal options available to help you get the justice you deserve. Contact our national personal injury attorneys at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our team so we can get started on protecting your legal rights and helping you get justice and compensation for your injuries.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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