Rochester, NY (September 4, 2020) – Police officials say two people were killed following a collision with a tractor-trailer that fled the scene early on Friday morning, September 4th. The incident happened at about 4:30 a.m. on the New York State Thruway (I-90) between exit 46 to Henrietta and exit 47 at LeRoy.
According to authorities, two people were traveling in an unspecified vehicle when it was struck by a tractor-trailer, forcing the passenger vehicle approximately 100 feet off the roadway. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where one victim was pronounced deceased.
The other victim, identified only as an adult woman, was extricated from the vehicle and transported to Strong Memorial Hospital to be treated for critical injuries. She succumbed to those injuries a short time later.
Officers are still looking for the driver of the tractor-trailer as part of an ongoing investigation into this incident.
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Trucking Accidents in New York
During 2017, authorities with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that life-ending traffic collisions involving commercial tractor-trailers rose to peak levels. Data shows that trucking accidents in New York are frequently fatal, and many are triggered by absolutely no fault of the victim but by issues such as improper loading and poor vehicle upkeep, as well as seriously negligent drivers. After such a serious crash, it is extremely important for victims and their loved ones to know that they may have the right to be compensated for their suffering.
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