Milton, NY – Two Hurt When Car Crashes into Ulster County Deli
Milton, NY (January 14, 2019) – A man who was reported to have fallen asleep behind the wheel, ended up crashing into a ditch that sent the vehicle crashing into a deli on Saturday morning, January 12. The incident was reported to have occurred at around 7:30 a.m. and injured the driver, as well as a person who was inside the establishment at the time.
According to police, 25-year-old Jamel Donaldson had been traveling southbound along Route 9W when he was stated to have fallen asleep, veered off the roadway and striking a ditch before crashing into Kirky’s Deli located in Milton. The owner of the deli, Robert Kirk, had been standing inside the building with one employee and about five customers at the time of the crash.
Police along with paramedics were called to the scene where they transported Donaldson, as well as one customer who had been struck by debris, to a local hospital with at least minor injuries. The events that led to this incident are currently being investigated.
New York Car Accidents
Before anything else, we would like to extend our warmest sympathies to the injured customer as well as Jamel Donaldson as we are hopeful that they will recover from any injuries. Unfortunately, a New York car accident can result in catastrophic injuries or death, particularly when the vehicle meets an unmovable object such as a building. While it can be terribly difficult, it is essential for victims to know that they may have significant rights at this time.
Whether a crash is due to a negligent driver or other entity, a New York accident attorney can substantially guide you along the often complicated path toward obtaining compensation. At Hach & Rose, we are committed to helping the members of our community by supporting victims in any way that we can. If you have lost a loved one in a New York car accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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