Mamakating, NY (March 25, 2019) – On Sunday night, March 24th, police responded to a fatal motor vehicle accident that was stated to have happened at 10:48 p.m. The two-vehicle accident took place along Burlingham Road, according to authorities.
Police were called to the scene where it was discovered that a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo being operated by 24-year-old William R. Truex, of Bloomingburg, had been heading north on Burlingham Road when crossed into the southbound lane. Bloomingburg subsequently struck a 2009 Sierra pickup truck driven by 36-year-old Melissa Delrosso, of Pine Bush.
Emergency medical crews were immediately called to the scene where they transported both victims to Orange Regional Medical Center. Following arrival, Truex was tragically pronounced dead due to his injuries. Delrosso was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center to undergo treatment for multiple fractures.
The investigation into this collision is currently ongoing as no further details have been provided at this time.
First and foremost, our deepest condolences are wholeheartedly extended to the loved ones of William R. Truex as they attempt to cope during this tragic and devastating time. We also extend our sympathies to Melissa Delrosso, as we preserve hope for his full recovery. Many car accidents in New York result in fatalities or serious injuries, particularly those which occur head-on or at a high rate of speed. While it can be tremendously challenging, it is important for victims and the bereaved family to know that they may have substantial rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is nothing as overwhelming and difficult as the sudden loss of a family member. As members of the community, our compassionate New York accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a loved one or suffered an injury in a New York car accident due to the actions of another party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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