Rochester, NY (February 27, 2019) – At around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, February 26, a police officer was injured after being involved in a crash at a local intersection. According to authorities, the officer was responding to a call for assistance with the vehicles’ lights and siren activated at the time of the incident.
Police stated that the officer had been passing through the intersection of East Avenue and Alexander Street when the driver of another car failed to yield to the emergency vehicle. The other driver involved subsequently crashed into the passenger side of the officer’s car.
Emergency medical crews were immediately dispatched to the crash site to assist any injured victims. Both the police officer and the other driver were promptly transported to a local hospital to be treated for injuries that have been considered minor at this time.
No further information has been provided.
Our sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to both injured victims of this accident, as we maintain hope for their full recoveries. Unfortunately, car accidents in New York are often fatal or seriously injurious, especially those which involve a blatantly reckless motorist or a driver traveling at high speeds. While it can be terribly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may likely have substantial rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that there are not many things as challenging as dealing with a sudden injury. Our New York accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been hurt in a New York car accident due to the actions of an irresponsible party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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