Rotterdam, NY (November 01, 2020) – A multi-vehicle accident that occurred around 12:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1st resulted in the death of one individual near the intersection of Chism Street and Hamburg Street.
Officers from the Rotterdam Police Department said that 31-year-old Oscar F. Lopez was speeding while he was driving his pick-up truck under the influence of alcohol and collided with another vehicle.
Amanda Slaven, 33, was killed during the collision. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Lopez sustained critical injuries and was airlifted to Albany Medical Center Hospital for emergency treatment.
Police reports indicate that was driving on a license that had already been revoked due to a previous conviction for driving while intoxicated.
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Drunk Driving Accidents in Rotterdam
Roughly 31% of all fatal car accidents in New York involve a drunk driver. The anti-drunk driving organization, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, noted that a daily average of about 300,000 people drive while they are under the influence of alcohol. Only 13% of these intoxicated motorists are ever caught. Driving while drunk is dangerous driving behavior that is most often seen among those in their early 20s.
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