Schoharie, NY – Twenty People Killed in Limousine Crash in Schoharie
Schoharie, NY (October 7, 2018) – Police said that twenty people lost their lives in a Limousine crash in Schoharie. The accident happened on Saturday, October 6, at the intersection of Routes 30 and 30-A.
Police have not yet been able to release the names of those who lost their lives but are working to find members of their families. The accident happened around 2 p.m.
Police said that two vehicles were involved in the collision, though they are still investigating the details of how it occurred. A witness said that they heard screaming coming from the scene of an accident and a large van struck a tree.
The American Red Cross and the Schoharie County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene. They brought the jaws of life to the scene and first responders had to break windows to rescue individuals.
The scene was cleared by 4:00 a.m. this morning.
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We wish to extend our sincerest condolences to the family members of all those who have lost their lives in this serious and unexpected accident. We were extremely saddened to hear about this accident and hope that all parties will be able to move forward as the investigation continues into this serious matter.
Though police are still investigating the accident to determine a cause, many accidents just like this happen every year for a variety of reasons such as drowsy driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been involved in a New York car accident or lost someone in an accident due to another party, you have options in your time of need.
We have handled a variety of fatal crashes at Hach & Rose, where you have a right to compensation when you need it the most. We understand that you have a listening ear on your side as you work through the legal system to reach a conclusion in your case. When negligence had caused you or your family harm, you might be able to bring a wrongful death case on behalf of your loved one.
We will stand by your side every step of the way to ensure that you have protections at this time. Do not hesitate to reach us at 212-779-0057 for more information on how our experienced attorneys can stand by your side.
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