Kingston, NY (August 6, 2020) – On August 2, the New York State Police responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the New York State Thruway.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 2012 Honda Accord and a 2007 Kia Sedona minivan were stopped on the side of the New York State Thruway near the Kingston area when their vehicles were both struck by a tractor-trailer in the southbound lanes. The vehicles were pushed around 500-feet down the roadway before they came to a rest.
Three occupants inside the Honda were declared deceased at the scene. These victims were identified as 47-year-old Zulika Salim, a 14-year-old girl, and a 10-year-old boy. Five other people were also injured in the accident. The driver and one passenger of the Honda were both transported to local hospitals for treatment of minor injuries. One passenger in the Kia was airlifted from the scene of the accident to Albany Medical Center for treatment while the other two passengers were transported via ambulance to the same hospital for treatment of minor injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
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Fatal Car Accidents in New York
Over 100 people lose their lives in accidents involving semi-trucks every year in New York. These accidents are often caused by human error. In fact, statistics show that over 83% of truck accidents are caused y drivers engaging in distracting behaviors, eating, texting, or driving impaired. These preventable accidents often leave families overcome with grief and endless questions. When people are killed in accidents caused by reckless drivers, it is imperative that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in New York as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
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