Croton, NY – Worker Injured when Boat Capsizes in Croton River
Posted on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 11:47 pm
Croton, NY (April 30, 2019) – At an unspecified time on Monday morning, April 29th, police and emergency responders were called to assist a group of three workers who were involved in a personal injury accident on the water. The accident resulted in at least one injured party and took place on the Croton River, according to authorities.
Emergency responders were reported to have arrived at the scene of the incident after one worker suffered injuries while working on a boat in the river. The victim, identified only as a Croton DPW worker, was involved in the accident with two other unidentified men as they were working from a boat that capsized for undetermined reasons.
Emergency medical crews were promptly called to the scene of the incident, where the injured victim received treatment. However, it was not specified as to whether or not that person was hospitalized. The other two workers are believed to have declined assistance as authorities began their investigation.
Work-Related Injuries in New York
Many jobs come with obvious risks and numerous ways for employees to suffer serious, even catastrophic, injuries. While this may be the case, each worker should be able to expect at least some safety assurance when performing duties for an employer, and victims of work-related injuries in New York may likely have substantial rights in the event of an accident. At this time, we extend our sincerest sympathies to the injured worker as we maintain optimism for his full recovery.
At Hach & Rose, our compassionate accident attorneys have committed their careers to protecting the rights of workers who are injured on the job and by no fault of their own. We understand the tremendous physical turmoil and financial havoc that often occurs as the result of a sudden injury, and we believe that no worker should be alone in their fight for compensation. If you have been injured in a workplace accident in New York, call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you today.
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