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Long Island, NY – Two Injured in Explosion on Bayview Ave

By Burg Simpson
August 31, 2021
4 min read

Long Island, NY (August 30, 2021) – An explosion incident reported in the Long Island area on Thursday morning sent two people to area hospitals with injuries. At around 11 a.m., on August 19, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at an explosion on Bayview Avenue.

Reports from local authorities show that a boat explosion occurred at a driveway located at a home on Bayview Avenue during the morning hours. The incident prompted emergency crews to close off the roadway for an extended time.

Two people were injured as a result of the explosion. One man was transported via helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital Medical Center. The second victim was transported via ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the explosion are under investigation by the Suffolk Arson Section detectives. 

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

Explosion Incidents in Long Island, New York

Explosions throughout the United States have a devastating impact on families. In some cases, material losses are overwhelming. Families who lose their homes, all their possessions, and essentially their livelihoods are forced to start over. As if the loss of homes and possessions were not enough, many people are harmed in these unexpected incidents. In far too many cases, victims suffer life-threatening injuries due to defective appliances, faulty wiring, and various other reasons. Although we would like to think that explosions are rare, they happen fairly often and have a life-changing impact on those involved.

Although there are an array of reasons why explosion incidents occur, tens of thousands of people are harmed by faulty electric, defective appliances, and malfunctioning products. When victims are injured in explosions, due to another party’s negligence, they should reach out to an explosion injury attorney as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.

Working with a team of attorneys who are skilled, aggressive, and competent will ensure you are in the best position possible to move forward after being harmed in an explosion. The attorneys at Burg Simpson have spent over 40-years putting together a proven record of success. Our personal injury attorneys have helped secure more than $1 billion in verdicts for our clients and we remain dedicated to helping those harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others. 

Our national explosion injury attorneys provide aggressive legal representation to ensure victims collect full and fair compensation to cover medical treatment, lost wages, and more. Our team has extensive experience with investigating accidents, negotiating settlements, and litigating in court against parties who refuse to take responsibility. 

Contact our national personal injury attorneys at (888) 895-2080 to see how we can help you. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your claim.

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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