Williamstown, NY – Head-On Crash Involving Lift Boom Truck Claims Life of Pulaski Teen
Williamstown, NY (April 1, 2019) – A 19-year-old girl was tragically killed in a head-on collision between a vehicle and a lift boom truck that occurred Saturday night, March 30th. The crash was reported to have taken place around 11:45 p.m. on Route 13, east of County Route 19, according to authorities.
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office stated that Mikayla E. Guile, 19, of Pulaski, was traveling along Route 13 in a Chevrolet Impala when 45-year-old Jeffery A. Carroll, of Little Rock, AR, entered the oncoming lane in a Dodge 5500. Carroll subsequently crashed head-on into Guile, prompting responses from police and emergency medical crews.
Authorities stated that Guile was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics immediately transported Carroll to Upstate Medical University in Syracuse via Northern Oswego County Ambulance. Carroll sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was ticketed for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to keep right, and failure to wear a seatbelt. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
Car Accidents in New York
Our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers are wholeheartedly extended to the loved ones of Mikayla E. Guile as they attempt to cope during this tragic time. Car accidents in New York frequently prove to be fatal or seriously injurious, particularly those which occur head-on or at high speeds and involve a large vehicle such as a truck. While it can be extremely difficult, it is important for family members of a victim to know that they may have substantial rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we realize that there is nothing as overwhelming and difficult as the sudden loss of a loved one, and our compassionate New York accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a family member in a New York car or truck accident due to the actions of another party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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