Posted on Friday, May 24th, 2019 at 12:18 am
Albany, NY (May 23, 2019) – State police were immediately called to the scene of a fatal car accident that took place on Interstate 87 on Thursday, May 23rd. The accident happened at an unspecified time in the late afternoon and there has been no word on exactly how many vehicles were involved.
Presently, the details concerning the crash are vague but police were able to report that at least one person lost their life as a result. The crash happened on the interchange that connects I-87 and I-90 for reasons that are currently under investigation. Both the I-87 north and south ramps to I-90 east were shut down as emergency responders arrived at the scene and police began an investigation.
At the scene, a mangled SUV was towed away but it is unclear as to whether or not other vehicles were involved. The interchange was reopened around 7:00 p.m. and the investigation is ongoing.
New York Car Accidents
First and foremost, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim or victims as they attempt to cope during this tragic and devastating time. Following 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 your loved one was 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, such as a manufacturer. 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 in a motor vehicle accident in New York, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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