Posted on Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 at 3:01 pm
East Patchogue, NY (June 23, 2019) – Yesterday, June 22nd, a rear-end accident took place at the intersection of South Country Road and North Dunton Avenue that led to one fatality.
According to authorities, the accident took the life of a 62-year-old man when he was driving a vehicle and rear-ended an SUV in East Patchogue. Three others received various injuries.
The identity of the man who lost his life has not been released but he was declared dead after he was taken to the hospital.
The accident happened at 6:45 p.m. when the man struck the back of an Infiniti with his Hyundai vehicle that was stopped at the South Country Road intersection. The driver of the Infiniti, as well as two female passengers, were hospitalized. However, they are expected to be okay.
The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Fatal Accidents in New York
Every year in New York, hundreds of lives were taken in serious crashes that took place on our roads. Many of these accidents happen due to the negligence of others, often due to distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other related reasons. Our sincerest condolences are extended to the parties who have lost loved ones in serious crashes across the state. We want you to know that you have rights to compensation during these difficult times.
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