Posted on Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 at 4:14 pm
Olean, NY (June 23, 2019) – On Thursday, June 20th, around 3:29 p.m., police reported that one person was injured in a three-vehicle accident that took place on West State Street in Olean.
50-year-old Robie Mesch, of Allegany, reportedly struck the rear of a vehicle being driven by 88-year-old Sarah Cassada. Cassada had slowed down in traffic for reasons that are still under investigation.
Cassada’s vehicle was then pushed into a third vehicle being driven by 39-year-old Kelly Munro. When Mesch spoke to police, he claimed that the vehicles had stopped abruptly, leaving him no time to slam on his brakes.
Police did not say whether or not charges resulted from the accident. They did not confirm which party was injured but one was transported to the hospital.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Car Accidents in New York
Before moving on, we would like to take this time to extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the party injured in this accident, with hopes that they will receive a full recovery. Rear-end accidents are some of the most devastating types of accidents that take place on our roads at high speeds and can lead to serious results. It is commonly suggested that the driver in the back is always at fault for a rear-end collision, but this is not always the case. If you have been injured in a New York car accident and you are unsure of where to turn, our attorneys are here for you during this difficult time.
At Hach & Rose, our attorneys have offered protections to many parties during one of the most challenging things that they have ever endured. You might be left to fend for yourself physically, emotionally, and financially as you navigate the legal system for the first time and work toward reimbursement you deserve for your losses. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 212-779-0057 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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