Belfast, NY (July 31, 2020) – A two-car crash was reported on Wednesday afternoon, July 29th, in the town of Belfast, according to authorities. It occurred on Route 19, in the vicinity of Route 17 at approximately 4:47 p.m.
Law enforcement officers said that 44-year-old Derek L. Briggs, of Scio, was driving an unspecified vehicle along Route 19 when he collided with another car. Emergency medical responders were dispatched to the scene where two people were transported to a nearby hospital.
The other driver has been identified only as a 17-year-old man from Angelica. Authorities did not specify whether or not Briggs and the other driver were the injured victims or if others were involved in the crash. The current conditions of the wounded parties have not been made available.
The events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
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Car Accidents in New York
According to statistics, an average of 316 fatalities was reported to authorities each year due to New York car accidents that occur on a daily basis. However, many others are killed in similar collisions as this data reflects only those accidents in which the role of the deceased has not been verified. Altogether, a total average of around 5.6 per 100,000 New Yorkers is killed each year in various traffic collisions that are commonly triggered by reckless drivers.
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