Vestal, NY – Impaired Driver Slams into 4 Vehicles and Causes Injuries
Vestal, NY (October 10, 2018) – A man who authorities believe to have been under the influence of drugs crashed into three vehicles and a dump truck on Tuesday afternoon, October 9. The accident occurred on a busy road in Vestal and resulted in the injury of another driver.
According to police, Ronald Seeley, 44, of Smithville Flats, was placed under arrest following a harrowing series of collisions on Route 26 between Pierce Hill Road and the Vestal Parkway. The first crash was reported to have occurred at approximately 3:08 p.m.
Seeley was driving a Dodge Durango SUV southbound on Route 26 when he crashed into another southbound vehicle. The impaired driver then continued on to slam into two northbound vehicles and one other in the southbound lane. Seeley’s SUV continued to veer off the roadway before plunging into an embankment.
Emergency medical personnel who arrived on the scene transported one of the other drivers to a local hospital to be treated for injuries that were classified as moderate. Seeley was treated with a dose of an opioid reversal medication at the scene.
Route 26 was closed down in the area for approximately two hours following the incident.
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We would like to extend our sympathy to the victim of this accident as we maintain hope for their full recovery. A car accident in New York often has the potential to leave victims with increasing stress alongside physical pain. It is absolutely essential to realize, particularly in a case with such blatant recklessness on behalf of the other driver, that you have very serious rights following your injury.
When a reckless driver causes a collision that injures you or your loved ones, it is important to hold that person responsible for your physical and financial losses. At Hach & Rose, we have made it our dedicated duty to hold negligent drivers responsible for their actions. We are absolutely adamant about protecting the rights of victims. If you have been hurt due to the reckless actions of another driver, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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