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Colonie, NY – Elderly Man Killed in Car Accident on the Northway

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Written by: Michael A. Rose and Gregory Hach

Colonie, NY – Elderly Man Killed in Car Accident on the Northway

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 9:39 pm    

Colonie, NY (May 29, 2019) – According to state police, a man from Mechanicville tragically lost his life during a late morning car crash on Wednesday, May 29th. The accident was reported to have occurred on the Adirondack Northway around 10:20 a.m. for reasons that are under investigation.

Police stated that 79-year-old Charles Kerls, of Mechanicville, was traveling along the northbound lanes of the Northway when he crashed off the road and into a tree near Exit 4. Traffic backed up as police and paramedics responded to the crash site and found Kerls deceased due to his injuries.

At this time, police have not been able to determine the exact cause of the accident or whether or not anyone else played a part in the incident. No further information has been released.

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Colonie, NY – Elderly Man Killed in Car Accident on the Northway

First and foremost, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Charles Kerls as they attempt to cope during this tragic 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 you or your loved one was not at fault for the incident.

At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys have devoted their careers to those who have unfairly suffered at the hands of reckless drivers and other negligent entities such as a manufacturer. We understand the immense burdens 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 don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.

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