Posted on Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 at 6:30 am
Pompey, NY (December 21, 2018) – A fatal collision that also left one person injured took place on Wednesday night, December 20, in Pompey. The collision happened in the southbound lane of an unspecified road between a pickup truck and a combine farm truck.
According to authorities, a farm truck had been stopped in the roadway when it was rear-ended by a pickup truck that was also traveling south. Police along with paramedics were immediately sent to the scene where they found the driver of the pickup, William Miner, 58, of LaFayette, deceased from the injuries he suffered in the crash.
A 14-year-old girl who had been riding in the pickup was immediately transported to a hospital in Syracuse to be treated for critical injuries. The young victim has been listed in stable condition at this time.
The operator of the farm truck was reported to have been unharmed in the accident. No further details have been made available as authorities are continuing the investigation into the incident.
New York Truck Accidents
We wish to offer our sincere thoughts and prayers to the family members and other loved ones of William Miner during this tragic time. We also maintain hope for the full recovery of the injured girl. Car and truck accidents in New York often occur for many different reasons, which are frequently related to the careless operation of one of the vehicles involved. However, mechanical failures and other possible factors such as a medical episode can often result in devastating injuries or death, as well.
While it can be difficult, it is important to understand that a capable and compassionate New York accident attorney can ease your burdens and answer your questions. At Hach & Rose, we understand the overwhelming pain that follows the sudden loss of a loved one, as well as the stress and devastation that follows the sudden injury of a child, and we are here for you 24/7. If you have lost a loved one in a New York car or truck accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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