Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 9:28 pm
Westhampton Beach, NY (May 29, 2019) – Police have released the names of those involved in a motor vehicle accident that ended with a crash into the front porch of a home on Friday, May 24th. The accident took place at around 4:38 p.m. at the intersection of Maple Street and Mill Road.
According to authorities, 18-year-old Emily Caballero, of East Quogue, failed to stop at a stop sign while driving a 2001 Volkswagen convertible. Caballero’s vehicle was subsequently struck by a car being operated by 24-year-old Steven Caba, of New York City. The impact of the collision sent the convertible into the front porch of a home located at 245 Mill Road.
Police and emergency medical crews were immediately called to the scene, where they attended to both drivers. Caballero was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries. Caba was not immediately hospitalized but complained of rib pain, according to police.
Car Accidents in New York
Before anything else, our sincere sympathies are extended to both Steven Caba and Emily Caballero, first and foremost. Following a car accident in New York, particularly those which occur at intersections, serious injuries often follow even when those injuries may not seem immediately severe. At this time, it is imperative to understand that you may likely have significant rights in terms of recovering compensation in the event that you were not at fault.
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