Maryland, NY – Police Officer Struck and Injured on Interstate 88
Maryland, NY (January 25, 2019) – A police officer was reported to have been hospitalized after a trooper vehicle was rear-ended on the side of Interstate 88 in the town of Maryland. The accident happened on Thursday, January 24, while the trooper was pulled over and working to assist a disabled vehicle along the interstate.
According to state police, an unidentified driver failed to move over for an emergency vehicle and subsequently crashed into the back of a troop car. While details have not been released, the officer involved was stated to be on the side of the road helping a disabled vehicle when the crash occurred.
The incident prompted responses from police and emergency medical crews where the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. There has been no information released regarding the current condition of the injured Trooper at this time.
Car Accidents in New York
We would first like to offer our sincere sympathies to the injured officer as we absolutely maintain hope for their full recovery. Car accidents in New York often lead to serious injuries or death, and there is no excuse for such reckless behavior behind the wheel. While it can be difficult, it is important to realize that you may likely have very significant rights following such an incident.
At Hach & Rose, we are committed to helping the members of our community as we also feel an additional sense of duty to assist those who work each day for the citizens of our state. Our compassionate accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been hurt in a New York car accident due to a negligent or blatantly criminal driver, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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