Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 11:37 pm
Albany, NY (May 7, 2019) – At an unspecified time on Monday, May 6th, police and emergency medical crews were summoned to the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident that took place on South Main Avenue. One man who was operating the vehicle involved was tragically killed after his car crashed according to authorities.
Police stated that the vehicle was being driven by a man, identified only by the fact that his 20th birthday was four days away, had two passengers in the car at the time of the crash. According to officials, the driver crashed into a tree along South Main Avenue, prompting responses from authorities.
The driver was sadly pronounced dead at the scene, while his two passengers suffered serious injuries and were transported to a nearby hospital. They are both expected to survive at this time. Investigators believe that speed was likely a factor in the accident, as a witness spotted the vehicle moving at approximately 80 mph before jumping a curb and crashing. The incident remains under investigation.
Car Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim as they attempt to cope during this tragic time. We also wish to extend our sympathies to both injured parties as they struggle to recover from this incident. After a car accident in New York, it is important to know that you may have very significant rights moving forward, particularly in the event that you or your loved one is not at fault for the crash.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys have devoted their careers to those who have unjustly suffered at the hands of reckless drivers and other negligent entities. We understand the immense hindrances that frequently arise in the aftermath of a serious collision, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in New York, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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