Posted on Friday, June 28th, 2019 at 11:41 pm
Lewis, NY (June 28, 2019) – At 6:17 p.m. on Thursday, June 27th, a collision took place between a New York State Trooper and a motorcycle on Stowersville Road in the town of Lewis. The crash resulted in one injury and is currently under investigation.
Trooper Rusty L. Renn was traveling west in a marked police vehicle when he attempted to make a left turn into the driveway of SP Lewis, according to authorities. Trooper Renn was reported to have then failed to see a motorcyclist, identified as 43-year-old Jerome P. Gay, of Lewis, who subsequently crashed into the passenger side of the police vehicle.
Gay was transported to the University of Vermont Health Network at the Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh. He was later taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT to undergo further treatment. At this time, the victims’ condition is considered stable.
Motorcycle Accidents in New York
Our most genuinely heartfelt sympathies are extended to Jerome P. Gay, first and foremost. We preserve our sincerest hopes for his full recovery from all injuries. Motorcycle accidents in New York are often seriously injurious or fatal, as there is very little protection in place at the time of impact. While it may be challenging, it is important for victims to understand that they may have substantial rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to helping those who have suffered due to the actions of another party or other entity. We realize that there is nearly nothing as difficult as dealing with an unexpected injury and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have sustained injuries in a motorcycle crash or any other accident due to the actions of a negligent party or other entity, please call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you today.
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