German Flatts, NY – One Killed and One Hurt in Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-90
German Flatts, NY (April 2, 2019) – At approximately 7:22 a.m. on Tuesday morning, April 2nd, police responded to a fatal truck crash that took place along Interstate 90 in Herkimer County. Police confirmed that the accident took place between exit 29A and exit 30, near milepost 218, and left one person dead and another injured.
According to authorities, the collision happened between two tractor-trailers in the eastbound lanes of the interstate. A preliminary investigation revealed that one of the tractor-trailers had become disabled along the side of the roadway when another tractor-trailer crashed into it from behind. Emergency medical crews accompanied police at the scene after being dispatched to the location.
Police confirmed that the driver of the moving truck was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics transported the driver of the disabled truck to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. The injured victim is currently recovering from non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the accident is currently being investigated by authorities.
Truck Accidents in New York
New York truck accidents commonly result in serious injuries or death, and unfortunately, they occur nearly every day. Before moving forward, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim. At this time, we would also like to offer our sincere sympathies to the injured victim, as we preserve our highest hopes for their full recovery.
At Hach & Rose, we realize that there is nothing as overwhelming as the sudden loss of a family member, and we have made it our mission to hold negligent parties and other entities accountable for the pain and devastation that they cause. As fellow members of the community, our dedicated accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
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