Theresa, NY (June 9, 2020) – According to police officials, injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer that occurred on Tuesday morning, June 9th, in the town of Theresa on County Route 22 near Moon Lake Road at approximately 7:40 a.m.
Police said that the driver was coming around a turn when for unknown reasons, the steering on the truck broke.
Authorities with the Theresa Fire Department arrived at the scene and transported at least one injured victim to Gouverneur Hospital with a back injury. The seriousness of the victim’s condition has not been reported.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Trucking Accidents in New York
Officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that deaths caused by accidents involving tractor-trailers surged to peak levels in 2017. Trucking accidents in New York are recurrently caused by issues such as improper loading, poor vehicle maintenance, and vehicle malfunction. Such crashes are often catastrophic due to the size and power of large tractor-trailers, and it is vital for victims to know their rights after suffering because of a negligent party or other entity like an employer or vehicle manufacturer.
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