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North Babylon, NY – Man Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Sunrise Highway

North Babylon, NY (June 16, 2019) – Police claim that a man from West Islip was injured in an accident after a wrong-way accident on the Sunrise Highway today, June 16th.

Police arrived at the scene of the accident around 12:15 p.m. where they found that 74-year-old Robert Wolf entered the highway in a 2007 Chevy Malibu and had been traveling west in the eastbound lanes. His vehicle struck a 2002 Dodge pickup truck driven by a man named John Gallagher.

A wheel fell off of the pickup truck during the crash, then striking a 2018 Volvo. A motorcyclist also attempted to avoid the wheel, which kept rolling and lead to another accident.

Police say that Wolf suffered a medical incident prior to the crash and he was transported to the Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Islip for treatment of his injuries. A passenger in the Malibu was not hurt and no other injuries were reported.

The investigation into the accident continues at this time.

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North Babylon, NY – Man Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Sunrise HighwayBefore moving forward, our genuine sympathies are, first and foremost, extended to the injured victim or victims of this accident. There is nothing as frightening as a sudden accident and we preserve our highest hopes that they will be able to move forward and receive recovery at this time. As the victim of a New York car accident, it is crucial to know that you have rights at this time.

Our attorneys at Hach & Rose are determined to help you as the victim through this difficult time in your life. We understand that the path toward reimbursement is often problematic and complex. We are here for the victims of this accident 24/7 so that we can answer their questions as they pop up. Please contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.

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