East Bloomfield, NY (July 16, 2020) – Police say that one person is dead and two others are injured following a car crash in East Bloomfield. The deadly accident was reported along Bailey Road at around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, July 15th.
Local officials confirmed that three people were inside of an unspecified vehicle when it became involved in a rollover crash near Weiland and Woolston Roads. The vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees during the incident.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene where one passenger, identified as 51-year-old Russell R. Gernold, of Bloomfield, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased. A second passenger, identified as 25-year-old Joshua J. Gernold, also of Bloomfield, had to be cut out from the vehicle by firefighters and was transported to FF Thompson hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver, 25-year-old Cody M. Laube was airlifted by Life Net to Strong Memorial Hospital. His injuries have also been reported as non-life-threatening. Officials have not released and further information as the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Russell R. Gernold at this time. Our thoughts are with Joshua J. Gernold, Cody M. Laube, and their families in hopes of their full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in New York
According to reports, a total of 561 hospitalizations are reported to authorities each year following the hundreds of New York car accidents that occur. Terribly severe collisions often occur in the blink of an eye as they are routinely triggered by irresponsible and distracted motorists who show no regard for other drivers on the road. After such an overwhelming event, those who have unjustly suffered by no fault of their own need to be aware of their right to pursue compensation during such a time.
The careless actions of negligent drivers have led to countless lives lost all across New York state, and as a victim or bereaved loved one, there is nothing more important than obtaining representation to fight for the justice you deserve. A skilled attorney can help you recover compensation for the immense financial burdens that follow a sudden accident. There is no excuse for reckless behavior behind the wheel, and a talented attorney who understands your suffering will go to work fighting on your behalf as soon as possible.
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