Almond, NY – Head-on Crash Involving Semi Takes One Life on I-86NY/NJ Legal News
Almond, NY (February 10, 2023) – A car accident happened in Almond that took the life of one person. Reports show the wreck occurred on Wednesday, February 8.
Police and paramedics responded to the scene on Interstate 86. Preliminary investigations showed a Dodge Ram was involved in a head-on crash with a semi-truck.
The driver of the Dodge lost their life at the scene. EMTs treated the driver of the tractor-trailer at the scene for injuries. He was then transported to Strong Memorial Hospital by Mercy Flight.
The cause of the incident is currently being investigated by local police. Those involved have not been identified.
New York State Police continue to investigate the details of the incident.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. We hope for the full recovery of the injured party.
New York Truck Accidents
Injuries suffered in truck crashes are usually more severe than injuries sustained in other types of accidents. Sometimes, victims suffer injuries so severe that they end up losing their lives. Professional truck accident attorneys are totally aware of this fact. Semi-trucks are 20 to 30 times heavier than the average passenger vehicle, meaning they are a huge safety threat to drivers and passengers if they become involved in a collision. Lawyers also know that severe truck crash injuries do not usually heal quickly. They often demand a great deal of treatment, time, and money.
It is not unusual for several months of physical rehabilitation and possibly repeat surgeries to be required for those who are injured in truck accidents. If injured victims are fortunate enough to completely heal from their injuries, they may still be required to attend physical therapy sessions for an extended period of time after the initial injury incident.
These are just a few of the consequences that may result from an accident that must be considered by an attorney when you attempt to file a claim for compensation. If another driver caused your or your loved one’s accident, you may qualify for financial compensation to help cover the damages you endured related to the accident and the injuries that followed.
If the worst has happened and you have lost a loved one in a wrongfully caused truck accident, contact a wrongful death attorney in Almond who can help you recover compensation to pay for funeral costs, medical care bills, and more.
If you or a loved one were injured in a commercial truck accident and you feel operator negligence had something to do with it, contact a New York truck accident lawyer at Metro Law by calling (800) 469-6476 to see what legal options are open to you.
Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.