Ramapo, NY – 85-Year-Old Man Killed in Crash on Rt 59 near Airmont Rd

Ramapo, NY – 85-Year-Old Man Killed in Crash on Rt 59 near Airmont Rd

Ramapo, NY (February 1, 2023) – An elderly man from Montebello lost his life after his vehicle was struck by an oncoming driver on Route 59 Saturday, January 28. Police in Ramapo said it happened at around 10:00 a.m. 

Reports from local sources show the incident took place near the intersection of Airmont Road on Route 59. The man, age 85, was traveling in his 2021 Hyundai Sonata by a woman from Mahwah, New Jersey. She was driving a 2012 Nissan Rogue east on Route 59 when she entered the intersection with Airmont Road and struck the Hyundai. 

Both the Hyundai and the Nissan struck a tow truck that was also traveling in the westbound lane of traffic. All involved drivers were transported to area hospitals with varying injuries, police reported. 

Sadly, the Hyundai’s driver succumbed to his injuries. The Ramapo Police Crash Investigation Unit continues to investigate the details of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.

New York Car Accidents

Ramapo, NY - 85-Year-Old Man Killed in Crash on Rt 59 near Airmont RdCar crashes can happen in moments, but they can alter the lives of involved parties forever. Being severely hurt in a car crash can be a devastating experience. Even more devastating, however, is losing someone you love. When we lose beloved family members, it may feel like our entire world has ended. We are often unable to think past the loss or do anything but grieve. 

Fatal car wrecks are complicated to deal with due to their unpredictable and sudden nature. Surviving family members of deceased crash victims are often blindsided by the passing of their loved ones. If you have recently lost someone you love in a car crash, this may all sound too familiar to you. It is important to figure out how your loved one’s accident occurred in case you may qualify for financial compensation for the losses that resulted from their collision. It is obvious that right now feels like no time to think about money, however, car crashes usually result in insurmountable expenses that are difficult to tackle. 

A car accident attorney can help you figure out how your loved one’s accident took place and whether you are eligible for financial compensation. If you know your loved one’s crash was caused by negligence, you will most likely qualify for financial compensation for funeral costs, medical bills, lost wages, loss of life enjoyment, emotional turmoil, and more, depending on the nature of the crash and its affect on your life.

A wrongful death attorney in Ramapo can help you get the money you need to pay for all of the costs related to the death of your loved one. Call Metro Law as soon as you can at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you. Our firm fights diligently on behalf of our clients and works tirelessly to ensure that your legal rights are protected. 

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 identify any false information in the story or want the post 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. We hope awareness of these dangers allows our community to take precautions and avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business. This information is not 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.