Fowler, NY – Elderly Woman Killed and Two Others Injured in Two-Car Crash
Fowler, NY (December 5, 2018) – State police were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident between two vehicles on State Highway 58 and Country Club Road in Fowler. The fatal crash was reported to have occurred at approximately 10:36 a.m. on Sunday morning, December 2.
According to authorities, a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser, operated by 93-year-old John G. Reilly, of Fowler, caused the crash after failing to yield the right of way at a stop sign at the intersection of State Highway 58 and Country Club Road. Reilly had been driving South on Country Club Road before he crashed into a 2005 Pontiac Bonneville operated by 83-year-old Marlene E. Watson, of Gouverneur, who was traveling west on Highway 58 prior to entering the intersection.
A passenger who had been in the front seat of Reilly’s vehicle, identified as 95-year-old Anna M. Reilly, of Fowler, was promptly rushed to Canton-Potsdam Hospital where she was tragically pronounced dead a short time later. Mr. Reilly was also transported to Canton-Potsdam Hospital with head lacerations, as wells as chest and back pain. He is listed in stable condition at this time. Watson was taken to Gouverneur Hospital with a knee injury that has been considered minor.
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First and foremost, we wish to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of Anna M. Reilly during this tragic and unfortunate time. We also wish to offer our sympathies to John G. Reilly and Marlene E. Watson as we warmly wish for their full recoveries. Car Accidents in New York often result in terribly serious injuries or death, and while it can be difficult, it is crucial to know that you may have significant rights following a collision.
Our knowledgeable New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to assisting the victims of negligent drivers and other entities. We realize the devastating physical, emotional, and financial hindrances that frequently arise in the aftermath of an unexpected injury. If you have lost a loved one or have been hurt in a New York car accident due to the actions of another person, please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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