Canandaigua, NY – Rear-End Collision Injures Two at NY-21 & Duel Rd IntersectionNY/NJ Legal News
Canandaigua, NY (July 20, 2023) – A man and a woman sustained injuries in a car accident that took place at an intersection in Canandaigua on Wednesday morning, July 19.
According to Ontario County officials, the accident happened at an unknown time at the intersection of NY-21 and Duel Road. Police confirmed that a driver was in a Kia Sportage and attempting to make a left turn when her vehicle was suddenly rear-ended by a Dodge van. The vehicles both sustained severe damages in the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Ontario County officials were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Kia, who has only been identified as an adult female, was found unresponsive by EMS crews. They attempted CPR and she started breathing and was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital by medical helicopter. She is being treated for internal injuries. The driver of the Dodge was rushed to Thompson Hospital with chest pain caused by the collision.
A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area of the accident after the collision. Police worked to clear the scene quickly.
Police issued the male driver of the Dodge a ticket. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
You can imagine how stressful it must be to become involved in a car accident when you are just waiting to move through an intersection. All of a sudden, another vehicle has slammed into the back of your car, forever turning your life upside-down. Every year in the U.S., it is estimated that 1.7 million rear-end collisions take place due to the negligence of others. Out of these accidents, it is estimated that 500,000 people are injured. If you have been hurt in a rear-end collision caused by another party, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
A car accident should never happen if drivers are always paying attention to the roads around them. However, these collisions continue to occur due to distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other reasons. After a rear-end accident or any other type of car accident, you may have questions. These include some of the following:
- What evidence do you need to prove that one or more parties are to blame for your collision?
- What deadlines do you have to meet if you want to be successful in your case?
- Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial?
With the help of a Canandaigua car accident attorney, you can answer these questions and so many others.
It can be challenging to get back on your feet after any type of car crash with injuries. This is why our attorneys at Metro Law are here to help you every step of the way following a collision. We understand the ins and outs of New York car accident laws and will provide you with the resources that you need to be successful in your claim. Please contact a car accident attorney in Canandaigua at (800) 469-6476 to find out what we can do for you.