Gorham, NY – Dump Truck Rollover Crash Leaves One Hospitalized
Gorham, NY (October 30, 2018) – A crash involving a dump truck took place on Route 245 in Gorham on Monday afternoon, October 30, and resulted in the hospitalization of the truck driver. The injurious accident was reported to have occurred at around 3:00 p.m., according to officials who responded to the call.
Authorities along with paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the crash that happened near West Swamp Road. According to sheriff’s deputies at the crash site, they arrived to find the driver injured within the dump truck that had rolled over following the accident. It is unclear as to whether or not any other vehicles were involved, but the truck driver was confirmed as the only injured party.
Whether or not this accident occurred due to an incident with another vehicle or a problem with the dump truck, verifiable information states that the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No further details have been provided at this time.
Police are likely investigating all the events that led to this crash.
New York Truck Accidents
We wish to offer our kindest sympathies to the injured victim of this crash. Truck accidents in New York can frequently occur for many reasons. In a crash such as this one, which may likely be considered a New York workplace accident, the reasons can include anything from the negligent operation of the vehicle to a problem with the mechanics of the truck or the weight that the driver was hauling at the time of the accident.
It is important to understand that if another person, company, or employer are responsible for a crash that results in your injuries, you may likely have the right to file for compensation. An experienced New York accident lawyer can ease your burdens and guide you along the challenging path toward reimbursement for your losses.
At Hach and Rose, we realize the emotional and financial distress that commonly follows an unexpected accident. If you have been hurt in a New York truck accident, please don’t wait to call 212-779-0057 today.
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