Patchogue, NY (November 17, 2018) – On November 14, a head-on collision led to the fatality of a 54-year-old man. The accident is still being investigated by police.
The accident happened on North Ocean Avenue when a 54-year-old man had been driving his Cadillac and crossed over into the northbound lane. The vehicle swiped two other vehicles and then crashed head-on into a 2018 Explorer. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Matthew Rwzuk.
The 54-year-old man was taken to the hospital and, while there, he was pronounced dead due to severe trauma. His name has not yet been released. Rwzuk was transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
All five vehicles were impounded for safety checks due to the damages.
Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of death among New York residents. From the years 2012-2014, there was an estimated 1,098 deaths and thousands of more hospitalizations. Losing a loved one might be one of the most difficult things you have ever endured and, because of this, you need an experienced attorney on your side to help you every step of the way.
Our compassionate New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have committed themselves to helping the victims of these very serious accidents. If you are experiencing a difficult time because you have lost a loved one in an accident that changed the life of your family, you want to hold the negligent parties liable. We are passionate about helping you receive the results you deserve at this time. Please do not hesitate to call us for more information at 212-779-0057. We are waiting to hear from you.
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