New Hyde Park, NY – Officer Injured in Rear-End Crash on Long Island Expy

New Hyde Park, NY – Officer Injured in Rear-End Crash on Long Island Expy

New Hyde Park, NY (August 15, 2022) – An area police officer sustained injuries to his back and neck after his patrol car was rear-ended as he investigated a collision in New Hyde Park on Tuesday, August 9th. 

The incident took place on the Long Island Expressway by Exit 36 at about 3:00 p.m. 

According to sources, a highway patrol officer was investigating a motor vehicle accident near Exit 36. As he was sitting in his squad car with its emergency lights on, a 2012 Isuzu pick-up truck crashed into the rear-end of the police vehicle. 

The officer received injuries to his back and neck. He was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital for evaluation and treatment. 

The 63-year-old driver of the pick-up stayed at the scene and was unharmed during the impact. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Rear-End Accidents in New York 

New Hyde Park, NY - Officer Injured in Rear-End Crash on Long Island Expy

Rear-end accidents are one of the most common kinds of car accidents throughout the state. 

If you have been injured in a rear-end accident, an experienced car accident lawyer in New York can help you get the financial compensation you are entitled to.

An experienced car accident attorney will study various defenses that might apply to your case by reviewing the facts of the crash, speaking with eyewitnesses, and skillfully and shrewdly questioning the defendant during their deposition.

Although rear-end accidents are often thought of as trivial, many of them cause serious injuries to the occupants of the car that was hit from behind. These kinds of accidents usually result in serious neck and back injuries which can be crippling and negatively impact victims for the rest of their lives.

The legal team at Metro Law works diligently to help victims hold those at fault accountable and collect the maximum amount of compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages resulting from their accidents. If you were injured in a collision, through no fault of your own, contact our car accident lawyers in New York at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help 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.