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Watertown, NY – Collision Involving State Police Trooper Leaves One Woman Injured

Watertown, NY (December 18, 2018) – A woman from Ellisburg was reported to have suffered at least non-life-threatening injuries after a collision with a state police vehicle on Monday, December 17. The collision was reported to have taken place on Interstate 81 in the vicinity of exit 44 at an unspecified time.

According to police, 18-year-old Madison L. Gordinier had been traveling in the left lane of the interstate when she collided with the trooper’s vehicle. The state trooper had just finished with a traffic stop and was reported to have had his emergency flashing lights activated in order to cross into the passing lane and make a U-turn at the time of the crash.

Gordinier was immediately transported to Samaritan Medical Center to be treated for her injuries, however, there has been no mention of her current condition. The trooper involved in the crash was unharmed.

No further details have been released as the investigation into this accident is actively under investigation.

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Watertown NY – Collision Involving State Police Trooper Leaves One Woman Injured

Our sincere sympathies and are wholeheartedly extended to Madison L. Gordinier, first and foremost. New York car accidents are well-known to end with terribly serious injuries or death. While it can be extremely challenging, it is important for the victim of an accident to know that they may likely have significant rights in terms of compensation.

At Hach & Rose, we understand that there are few things as challenging as dealing with an unexpected collision. Our New York accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 as we can greatly assist you along the often problematic path toward obtaining reimbursement from a negligent party. If you have been hurt in a New York car accident due to the reckless behavior of another driver, please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.

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