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Niagara Falls, NY – Injury Crash Leaves Car Pinned Under Tractor-Trailer

Niagara Falls, NY (March 07, 2021) – Niagara Falls police officers were called to the scene of an accident that trapped a sedan underneath a tractor-trailer on Lockport Road on Wednesday, March 3rd.

The accident took place at about 1:30 p.m. when a sedan heading westbound along the 3300 block of Lewiston Road when a tractor-trailer attempted to make a lefthand turn into a machine shop, causing the two to collide. The impact left the car pinned underneath the truck’s trailer.  

The sedan’s driver, a 28-year-old man from Lewiston, sustained head injuries and was extricated from his vehicle by firefighters.  

Police from the Town of Niagara along with the Niagara Falls Fire Department were dispatched to the site. 

New York State Police aided in the inspection of the tractor-trailer. 

The Niagara Falls Police Department Crash Management Team is investigating the accident and charges are pending.

Our thoughts are with all parties who were affected by this truck accident. 

Contact our experienced New York truck accident lawyer, Michael A. Rose to discuss your truck accident today. Truck accident claims are some of the most complicated and complex personal injury lawsuits to file in New York. There are normally multiple parties involved in these types of claims.

Attorney Michael A. Rose is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding your truck accident. Call 1-888-657-1460 to be connected with our New York truck accident attorney who will provide you with a complimentary copy of your police accident report and a free case evaluation.  

Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Niagara Falls

3.07 Niagara Falls, NY - Injury Crash Leaves Car Pinned Under Tractor-Trailer

In 2014, as reported by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, nearly 83% of all New York tractor-trailer accidents were the result of human error. The driver errors that occur most frequently and therefore cause the highest number of car crashes are tailgating, driver distraction, improper lane changes, failing to yield the right-of-way, and improper passing.

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 understands 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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