Hyde Park, NY (November 25, 2018) – According to police in Hyde Park, one man lost his life while two other people suffered injuries during a car accident that took place Friday afternoon, November 23. The fatal crash was reported to have occurred on St. Andrews Road at around 1:00 p.m. in Hyde Park.
Police stated that the head-on collision happened when a 43-year-old woman who was driving a Hyundai west on St. Andrews Road crossed over the center line and headed into the oncoming lane. The driver of the Hyundai proceeded to collide with a Dodge Intrepid that was traveling east on the same road.
The 73-year-old male driver of the Dodge, as well as the driver of the Hyundai and one passenger, were extricated from their vehicles by the Hyde Park and Roosevelt Fire Departments. The elderly male operator of the Dodge was immediately taken to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie where he tragically succumbed to his injuries.
The two occupants of the Hyundai were also transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital where they are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation into this accident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our kindest sympathies and deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victim, above all else, as we also hope for the full recoveries of the two injured parties. Car accidents in New York frequently take place for various reasons and are often fatal or seriously injurious. In any event, it is terribly important to know that if another person is responsible for an accident that results in injuries or the loss of a loved one, you may have the right to file for financial compensation.
An experienced New York accident attorney can greatly ease your problems and assist you along the often challenging path toward full recompense. At Hach and Rose, we realize the physical, emotional, and financial difficulties that follow the loss of a family member or sudden injury. If you have lost a loved one or sustained injuries in a New York car accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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