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Greenport, NY – 11-Year-Old Killed in Accident at Co Rd 48 & Chapel Ln

Greenport, NY (September 4, 2019) – According to police, an 11-year-old girl was tragically killed following a two-vehicle collision that happened on Tuesday night, September 3rd. The collision occurred at the intersection of County Road 48 and Chapel Lane in the town of Greenport at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Authorities stated that Paul Greenfield, 71, of Port Jefferson, was turning from Chapel Lane onto County Road 48 when he collided with another vehicle. The other vehicle was being operated by Rachel Smith, 32, of Greenport, with her 11-year-old daughter in the backseat.

Paramedics were summoned to the crash site where they attended to Smith’s daughter who was seriously injured in the collision. The young girl was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

No charges have been filed against the driver as the investigation into this incident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the young girl who lost her life in this accident.

Fatal Car Accidents in New York

Greenport, NY – 11-Year-Old Killed in Accident at RT 48 & Chapel Ln

In 2018, over 45,000 people were injured or killed in car accidents in New York. Of all motor vehicle collisions, those which occur head-on and involve high speeds or more than two vehicles tend to be among the most serious. While it can be extremely challenging, it is important for victims and their loved ones to know that they may have serious rights at this time.

Being injured in an accident of any kind can be a very frightening, confusing, and overwhelming time in a person’s life. That is why we have worked to compile the most pertinent information and invaluable resources to aid victims who have been injured in an accident that was caused by another person or entity’s careless, reckless, negligent, or deliberate actions. One of the local attorneys in your area has offered to provide you with a copy of your police accident report at no cost to you. Contact us today to get your complimentary accident report.

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