New Paltz, NY – One Killed and Four Injured in Two-Car Crash at Intersection
New Paltz, NY (April 1, 2019) – A two-vehicle collision drew responses from both police and emergency medical crews to the intersection of Henry W. Dubois Drive and North Oakwood Terrace on Saturday, March 30th. According to authorities, the collision occurred at approximately 11:33 p.m. and tragically resulted in the death of one individual and the serious injuries of four others.
Police stated that 19-year-old Abram Almahri, of New Paltz, had been traveling west along Henry W. Dubois Drive in a 2008 Volvo S40 when he crashed into the rear-end of a 2012 Toyota Scion XD. The impact of the collision caused the Toyota to spin around and travel backward off the side of the roadway, subsequently hitting a rock embankment and overturning before striking a tree. Paramedics and police were immediately called to the scene.
One passenger in the Volvo, identified as 25-year-old Jade N. Randazzo, of New Paltz, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Almahri and one other passenger in the Volvo, James Davis, 22, of Poughkeepsie, were transported to Mid Hudson Regional Hospital with head trauma. Almahri also sustained a serious arm injury. One other passenger in the Volvo, Walter Morales-Duarte, 22, of New Paltz, and the driver of the Toyota, Charlie Rodriguez, 43, of Highland, were taken to Vassar Hospital in Poughkeepsie with internal injuries.
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Before moving on, we would, first and foremost, like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Jade N. Randazzo during this devastating time. Our sincerest sympathies are also extended to all four injured victims, as we maintain hope for their full recoveries. Following a New York car accident, it is important to understand that, as victims, you may likely have significant rights moving forward, particularly in the event that you are not at fault for your suffering.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys have devoted their lives to helping the victims of reckless drivers. We recognize the immense burdens that often arise in the aftermath of a serious collision. If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident due to the actions of a negligent party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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