Town of Montgomery, NY (July 4, 2019) – One person was taken to hospital after a collision between a motor vehicle and a tractor-trailer that took place on I-84 Wednesday afternoon, July 3rd. Police stated that the crash happened around 12:00 p.m. near mile marker 27.3, approximately a mile and a half before Exit 5 in the town of Montgomery.
According to state police, the crash occurred between a car and a tractor-trailer in the eastbound lanes of the interstate, resulting in the driver of the vehicle becoming trapped inside. Emergency responders were immediately sent to the scene, where they extricated the driver and transported them to Orange Regional Medical Center in the town of Wallkill.
At this time, the severity of the victim’s injuries has not been reported. The left lane of I-84 eastbound was closed down for over two hours as authorities began their investigation.
Our deepest sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the victim of this serious collision as they attempt to recover from their injuries. Truck accidents in New York are often fatal or catastrophically injurious, especially when the other vehicle involved has sustained such significant damage. While it can be terribly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have very substantial rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is nearly nothing as overwhelming as dealing with a sudden injury, and as members of the community, our accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been hurt in a New York truck accident due to circumstances beyond your control, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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