Posted on Monday, April 29th, 2019 at 11:29 pm
Wolcott, NY (April 29, 2019) – Police and emergency medical crews were immediately summoned to the scene of a serious accident between a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck that was reported to have happened on Monday morning, April 29th. According to authorities, the injurious crash took place around 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of State Route 104 and Ridge Road.
Troopers stated that a tractor-trailer that was heading east on SR 104 crashed into a pickup truck that was traveling southbound along Ridge Road. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene where they had to extricate the driver of the tractor-trailer before airlifting him to Upstate University Hospital. That patients’ condition is considered serious at this time.
Paramedics confirmed that two out of three people who were inside the pickup truck were also transported to the hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries. State police are presently in charge of the investigation into the cause of this accident.
Truck Accidents in New York
Our sincere sympathies are actively extended to all three victims of this accident. Unfortunately, truck accidents in New York are commonly fatal or catastrophically injurious due to the sheer size and power of such vehicles. While it can be terribly difficult, it is important for victims to understand that they may have substantial rights moving forward. This is typically true in the event that the crash was caused by no fault of the injured party.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is nearly nothing as challenging as recovering from an unexpected injury, and as members of the community, our accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been injured in a New York truck accident due to circumstances beyond your control, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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