Posted on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at 6:02 pm
Altona, NY (October 13, 2018) – In Altona, one woman received injuries in an ATV accident that happened on Rock Road. The accident took place around 4:30 p.m. when she had been on her 2011 Yamaha ATV and suddenly lost control.
The ATV slammed into a rock with the right front tire. This caused the woman, identified as 29-year-old Karina Preston, to fall off of the ATV and onto the ground.
Preston was immediately taken by ambulance to the University of Vermont Health Network for treatment of her injuries.
The accident is being investigated at this time.
New York ATV Accident
We were extremely saddened to hear about this accident. ATV accidents take place on our roads every year in New York, as many people delight in the recreational fun of one of these vehicles. However, they are also some of the most dangerous accidents, as people who are involved in them might find that they have very few protections from harm.
Many people who become involved in these accidents receive catastrophic or deadly injuries as a result. Though police continue to investigate so that they can determine how this accident took place and how the parties can move forward, we want you to know that you might have rights and protections under New York personal injury law. At Hach & Rose, we are here for you in your time of need. Call us today for more information at 212-779-0057.
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