Amsterdam, NY (February 18, 2019) – On Sunday night, February 17, police were called to the scene of a truck accident that occurred after a tractor-trailer crashed with a snow plow for reasons that have not been verified at this time.
According to the New York State Thruway Authority, a tractor-trailer that had been traveling along a road in the town of Amsterdam struck the rear end of a snow plow. Authorities stated that this is the second time within the last week that a snow plow has been involved in an accident. Drivers are reminded to keep their distance at this time.
Police and emergency medical crews were called to the scene, where they found both drivers injured in the crash. The two victims were hospitalized, although no further details concerning their conditions have been released.
No further information has been provided as police are likely to be looking into the events that led to this accident.
Our deepest sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the injured victims of this crash, as we maintain hope for their full recoveries. Sadly, truck accidents in New York are often fatal or seriously injurious due to the size and power of such large vehicles. While it can be terribly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have significant rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we recognize that there are not many things as overwhelming as a sudden injury. Our New York accident lawyers are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been injured in a New York truck accident due to the actions of another party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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