Posted on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 4:26 am
Blooming Grove, NY (January 17, 2019) – Troopers were called to the scene of a fatal car crash that occurred on Wednesday afternoon, January 16, for reasons that have not been confirmed at this time. The deadly accident was reported to have happened at approximately 1:07 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of State Route 17, near Exit 129 in the town of Blooming Grove.
There was no report of emergency medical crews being called to the scene as troopers stated that they discovered the victim after locating a 2007 Dodge Caliber down an embankment. The driver of the Caliber, 20-year-old Devon Persaud, of Queens Village, was declared to have died at the scene due to injuries suffered in the crash.
At this time, most details surrounding this accident appear to be unclear, however, Persaud is currently believed to be the sole victim. The cause of this accident is actively under investigation as police work to determine whether or not anyone else was involved.
Car Accidents in New York
Whether a New York car accident is due to another party, mechanical failures, weather conditions, or any other reasons beyond the control of the victim, there is a possibility that victims or their family members may have significant rights. Of course, we first and foremost wish to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Devon Persaud during this tragic and devastating time.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is nothing as overwhelming as the sudden loss of a loved one. Our New York accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a loved one in a New York car accident because of another party or other entity such as a manufacturer, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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