New York, NY (June 13, 2020) – Around 8:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, two police officers and another individual were injured in a DUI crash near Gramercy Park.
Police confirmed that a drunk driver sideswiped a parked SUV with his Jeep Cherokee while driving in the wrong direction of traffic. His vehicle then struck an NYPD SUV head-on.
When police checked on the driver, they found that he had an open bottle of liquor in the front seat. The driver and two officers inside the NYPD SUV were taken to the hospital with injuries. They are all in stable condition at this time.
The driver suffered head trauma and lost consciousness on the way to the hospital. There are charges pending against him.
The investigation into the collision is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
DUI Accidents in New York
Intoxicated driving is one of the leading causes of serious accidents within the state of New York each year. In just 2017 alone, over 300 victims lost their lives in these accidents, while thousands were hospitalized due to the negligence of drunk drivers. When motorists make the decision to drive drunk, accidents take place in the blink of an eye. It is important that victims speak with a skilled New York car accident attorney after an accident that is not their fault.
Being involved in a serious accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are accidents terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelming pain that impacts the quality of their lives in many ways. We, at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges both victims and their families face after accidents. For this reason, our team has compiled some of the most helpful and invaluable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover. Victims can reach out to Local Accident Reports at their earliest convenience to obtain a free copy of their police incident report and to connect with one of our competent and aggressive personal injury lawyers.
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