Staten Island, NY (December 1, 2019) – On Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m., police responded to the scene of a rollover crash on NY-440 involving a deputy.
The crash took place in the northbound lanes of the highway. Witnesses at the scene said that an officer’s vehicle careened off the side of the road, where it struck a black SUV in the area.
The deputy ran into the truck, causing the truck to flip over and knock down a light pole. When paramedics arrived, they found the male officer with injuries. He was conscious but disoriented and taken to the hospital with injuries.
Police claim that the driver of the SUV was an older male who had bleeding from his hand but was otherwise fine.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
About 1.6 people out of 100,000 suffer serious injuries as a result of New York collisions. Rollover accidents only encompass approximately 2.1% of all accidents on our roads but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most severe injuries. Victims sometimes do not understand that they have a variety of rights following a collision that was not their fault. It is essential that you speak with a car accident attorney in New York as soon as possible to find out if you are eligible for compensation.
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