Farmingville, NY (November 2, 2018) – Suffolk police have reported a crash between an SUV and a van that was carrying developmentally disabled adults on Friday night, November 2, in Farmingville. The accident which subsequently resulted in the injuries of six people was stated to have taken place at around 7:40 p.m.
The collision occurred at the intersection of Portion Road and Leeds Boulevard when the van that was heading south on Leeds made a turn onto Portion Road, eastbound. The van was struck by a 2017 Chevrolet SUV while the van was in the process of turning, according to police.
Emergency medical personnel immediately arrived on the scene and rescuers were forced to cut one of the van doors off in order to assist the victims inside. Police said that both drivers along with the four special needs passengers in the van were transported to local hospitals to be treated. All injuries were reported to have been minor.
No further information is currently available as police are likely conducting a detailed investigation into the crash.
We would like to extend our sincerest sympathies to all six victims of this accident as we maintain hope for their full recoveries. Many New York car accidents will leave the injured parties with mounting stress beside their physical injuries. At this time, it is tremendously important to know that you may have rights following any unexpected injury due to someone else’s inattention.
When a negligent motorist causes injuries to you or a loved one, attaining compensation can go a long way toward your full recovery. At Hach & Rose, it is our duty to hold careless drivers accountable for their actions. If you have been injured due to the reckless behavior of another party, call 212-779-0057 and let us put our expertise to work for you today.
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