Posted on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 11:49 pm
Medford, NY (May 16, 2019) – A civilian SUV and a police SUV were reported to have collided on the Long Island Expressway late on Wednesday night, May 15th, resulting in injuries. The collision took place in the eastbound lanes of the expressway near Exit 64 just shortly before midnight, according to authorities.
Police stated that emergency medical crews were called to the scene after a Suffolk County Highway Patrol officer was struck from behind by a BMW. The officer was sitting parked along the shoulder of the expressway at the time of the incident.
Emergency responders promptly transported both the officer and the other driver to a nearby hospital for treatment. All injuries are believed to be rather minor at this time. No further information has been reported, as the details concerning the crash are likely under investigation.
New York Car Accidents
Before moving forward, our sincere sympathies are extended to both injured parties as we maintain optimism for their full recoveries. Car accidents in New York are commonly fatal or critically injurious, especially those which occur along a highway or at a high rate of speed. While it can be difficult, it is important for victims to understand that they may have very significant rights regarding compensation for their injuries at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we realize that there can often be nothing as overwhelming as recovering from a sudden 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 hurt in a New York car accident due to no fault of your own, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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