Posted on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 8:34 pm
Seneca, NY (October 20, 2018) – On Friday, October 19 around 3:45 p.m., emergency responders were called to the scene of an intersection accident at County Road 20 and State Route 5&20. The accident was so severe that it closed down the south end of the highway.
A Finger Lakes Ambulance also responded to the scene of the accident and found that one passenger was injured as a result of the two-vehicle accident. They were quickly transported to the Strong Memorial Hospital with a wrist injury and they are expected to recover.
The operator of the vehicle that caused the accident was identified as 31-year-old Collin Bittner. He was issued a ticket for failure to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign.
New York Intersection Accident
We see accidents at our intersections every day in New York, each one ending in serious results to those involved. These accidents commonly happen due to driver error, such as failing to yield the right-of-way to other drivers at the intersection. Sometimes, drivers forget about the signals and how they can keep you safe from harm when they are abided by.
If you have received injuries in an intersection-related accident, we want to extend our condolences to you at this time. We understand just how serious motor vehicle accidents can be at Hach & Rose, which is why we want to extend a helping hand to you at this time. Do not hesitate to reach us for more information on how we can play a role in your claim at 212-779-0057.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.