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Bethany, NY – Williamsville Man Dies After Ambulance Crash

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Written by: Michael A. Rose and Gregory Hach

Bethany, NY – Williamsville Man Dies After Ambulance Crash

Posted on Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 7:40 pm    

Bethany, NY (October 7, 2018) – Police say that a Williamsville man lost his life after he was involved in an ambulance crash. He crashed his vehicle into an ambulance in the area of Route 63 on Saturday evening, October 6.

Bethany, NY – Williamsville Man Dies After Ambulance CrashPolice said that the driver was identified as 61-year-old Syed Rahman from Williamsville. He was driving his 2015 sedan northbound at the time when he struck an ambulance owned by the Bethany Volunteer Fire. Rahman had no passengers in his vehicle at the time of the accident.

The driver of the ambulance was identified as 65-year-old James Duval Jr.

A coroner was called to the scene of the accident and pronounced Rahman dead at the scene. There were two passengers in the ambulance at the time and they were quickly transported to the United Memorial Medical Center.

The crash is still being investigated at this time.

New York Fatal Accident

We wish to extend our condolences to those who have been involved in this accident, especially to the friends and family of Syed Rahman during this difficult time, as we know that it can be a hard thing to lose somebody close to you in an accident.

Fatal accidents take place far too often on New York roadways, leaving families in a difficult situation as they balance the financial turmoil of these accidents with the grief they are feeling and recovering from. Fatal accidents take place for a variety of reasons such as speeding, drunk driving, distracted driving and more on our roads. If you have lost somebody close to you in a New York car accident, you have rights and we want to help in your time of need.

At Hach & Rose, we want you to understand that you have a variety of choices to make in your case if you decide to move forward. We can help you understand the legalities in a wrongful death claim from the initial filing to settlement or court processes. Call us for more information on how we can help in your time of need at (212) 779-0057.


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