West Point, NY (June 6, 2019) –Tragically, one cadet was killed while another 22 individuals suffered injuries after a vehicle crashed on Thursday morning, June 6th. According to the U.S. Military Academy, a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle was traveling along a dirt road off Route 293 when it overturned at approximately 6:45 a.m.
According to authorities, the accident occurred near Camp Natural Bridge, which is an area where training generally takes place. The exact cause of the accident has not been determined at this time. However, authorities stated that emergency medical crews transported all 22 injured parties to various hospitals.
At this time, officials have not released the name of the deceased individual and the identities of the injured victims have also been withheld. The cause of the crash is actively under investigation at this time.
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Before moving on, we would first and foremost like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim as they struggle to cope during this tragic and devastating time. We further offer our sincere sympathies to all 22 injured parties as we sincerely hope for their full recoveries. Following a car accident in New York, it is important to know that you may have very significant rights, particularly in the event that you or 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 or suffered serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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