Posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 12:23 am
Brentwood, NY (May 13, 2019) – Police stated that a bizarre accident involving a falling tree and an unspecified vehicle resulted in injuries to the driver of the vehicle on Sunday afternoon, May 12th. According to authorities, the incident happened when a tree fell and managed to strike a moving car around 2:40 p.m.
Emergency medical crews were dispatched to the scene of the incident after the tree hit the car involved along Brentwood Road. A portion of the tree was reported to have crashed through the windshield, injuring the driver. At this time, there has been no report of whether or not the injured party was hospitalized. However, the driver’s injuries appear to have been isolated mostly to their hands.
At this time, neither the identity of the driver nor the events that led to this incident have been made available. No further details have been provided.
Car Accidents and Unsafe Property in New York
While the events that led to this incident may be a bit unclear, it is an unfortunate fact that unsafe property accidents in New York occur all too often and frequently lead to severe injuries. This is particularly true when the incident involves a motor vehicle and an object as large as a tree, which may have been property owners’ responsibility, is involved. Before moving on, we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the injured victim as we preserve our highest hopes for their full recovery.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that the bulk of focus should always remain on health and recovery following an accident, however, it is important victims and their loved ones to know that they may have substantial rights moving forward. Our dedicated attorneys are passionate about holding negligent parties and other entities accountable for the pain they cause, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have suffered injuries in an unsafe property accident in New York, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our extensive experience to work for you today.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.