Posted on Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 5:06 am
Rochester, NY (January 18, 2019) – Authorities have identified the two individuals who were tragically killed in an accident involving a tractor-trailer on Friday morning, January 18. According to authorities, 58-year-old Tracy Premo, of Palmyra, and 30-year-old Jeffrey Farrell were the two victims of the serious crash that took place at around 9:00 a.m. along Route 104 and Hudson Avenue in Rochester.
According to authorities, Premo had been operating a tractor-trailer that spun out of control and veered off the expressway before striking a pole and a car in the area. The truck continued after the initial impact to hit Farrell, who had been working in a sewer grate, below ground.
Emergency medical crews arrived at the scene along with police and firefighters who attended to the victims. Premo had to be cut free from the truck and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene, as was Farrell, who was stated to have been killed upon impact. One passenger in the other car that was struck was reported to have suffered injuries that have been classified as non-life-threatening at this time.
This article is an update. The original story can be found here.
New York Truck Accidents
Unfortunately, New York truck accidents such as this one are often fatal due to the incredible impact of such large and immensely powerful vehicles. Before anything else, we would first like to offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of both Jeffrey Farrell and Tracy Premo. While it can be terribly difficult, it is imperative to understand that as the bereaved family, you may likely have significant rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we are committed to representing those who have suffered an unfair loss due to the actions of a negligent party or other entity. We are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have during this devastating time. If you have lost a loved one in a New York truck accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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