Marbletown, NY (September 15, 2020) – New York State Police officials were dispatched to the scene of a crash between a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer on Monday afternoon, September 14th. The collision was reported on NY-209 in the town of Middletown at about 12:30 p.m.
According to authorities, the driver of a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu was heading east when they collided with a 2020 Peterbilt tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer overturned as a result of the crash and emergency crews were dispatched to the scene.
The driver of the Malibu, identified only as an 89-year-old man from Olivebridge was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center with severe injuries. He has been listed in critical condition. There has been no word on the driver of the tractor-trailer or anyone else involved.
At this time, the events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
We offer our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this truck accident.
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Trucking Accidents in New York
In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that fatal collisions involving large trucks had surged to peak levels. Data confirms that trucking accidents in New York are repetitively deadly, many of which are caused by no fault of the victim but by issues like poor vehicle upkeep and prolonged stopping distance. After such an overwhelming incident, it is important for victims and bereaved loved ones to know that they may have the right to be compensated for their losses.
Being involved in a serious truck accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are truck accidents in New York terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelmingly painful injuries that will impact the quality of their lives in many ways.
Our team at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges that both victims and their families face after being involved in a catastrophic truck accident. That’s why our team has compiled some of the most helpful and valuable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover from the injuries sustained in a truck accident. Injured victims can reach out to attorney Michael A. Rose to receive a free police incident report.
If you or a loved one has been injured or a loved one has died as a result of a serious truck accident that you believe was caused by the reckless, careless, negligent actions of one or more parties, it is crucial that you obtain legal guidance to ensure your rights and best interests are protected early on. Contact attorney Michael A. Rose at your earliest convenience by calling 1-888-657-1460. He can answer questions for you about your New York truck accident and provide information about your legal rights and options moving forward.
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