Newfield, NY – Serious Crash on Shaffer Road Prompts Helicopters
Newfield, NY (November 25, 2018) – Early Sunday evening, November 25, a head-on collision between two vehicles was reported to have occurred in the 700 block of Shaffer Road in Newfield, according to authorities. The exact time of the incident has not been provided as details concerning the accident are currently surfacing at this time.
As of right now, helicopters have been reported to have responded to the crash which happened in the aforementioned location, south of Ithaca, in the vicinity of Van Buskirk Gulf Road. Tompkins County Dispatch stated that New York State Police, New York State Park Police, Bangs Ambulance, and the Newfield Fire Department were all sent to the scene of the crash, between the Route 13 and Route 34 corridors.
While one emergency medical helicopter was reported to have landed at the crash site and two more were stated to have been sent to the scene, there has been no word as to the exact conditions of the parties involved. This is a developing story, and police are likely to be investigating the events that led to the crash at this time.
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Our sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the victim or victims of this crash, first and foremost. New York car accidents, particularly head-on collisions, are well-known to result in terribly serious injuries or death. At this time, it is imperative for the victims to know that they may have serious rights following a sudden injury. A compassionate New York accident attorney can greatly help you along the often difficult path toward obtaining financial reimbursement.
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