Posted on Friday, June 14th, 2019 at 12:15 am
Albany, NY (June 13, 2019) – On Wednesday afternoon, June 12th, a truck accident resulted in the injuries of one person. The accident was reported to have taken place around 2:30 p.m. along the Dunn Memorial Bridge for reasons that are actively being investigated.
According to Albany Fire Chief Joseph Gregory, the accident happened when a truck that was hauling garbage overturned on the bridge for unknown reasons. Emergency medical crews accompanied police among other responders at the scene, where their presence also resulted in heavy traffic delays.
Authorities were able to confirm that the driver of the truck suffered injuries. However, whether or not those injuries were serious has not been stated at this time. The bridge was reopened after crews finished clearing debris and police are actively conducting a thorough investigation.
Truck Accidents in New York
We wish to offer our kindest sympathies to the injured victim of this accident, first and foremost. A truck accident in New York can often occur for a host of various reasons, such as the negligent operation of the vehicle, improper weight distribution, or faulty mechanics.
It is important to understand that if another person or other entity causes a crash that results in injuries, you may have significant rights. An experienced New York accident lawyer can ease your burdens and guide you along the challenging path toward compensation.
At Hach and Rose, we realize the physical, emotional, and financial distress that regularly follows a sudden crash. As members of the community, we are proud to help those who have been adversely affected by negligent parties as we strive to hold careless people and other entities liable for their actions. If you have been injured in a New York truck accident, please don’t wait to call 212-779-0057 to discuss your next move today.
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