Stony Point, NY – Three Injured in Auto Accident on N Liberty DrNY/NJ Legal News
Stony Point, NY (March 28, 2023) – One person was seriously injured in a car accident reported Thursday, March 23. The incident involved three vehicles and one pedestrian, according to information provided by local officials.
Police were notified of the incident at around 11:14 a.m. Sources say the crash occurred in the 100 block of North Liberty Drive. An 82-year-old man was severely injured at the scene. He was taken to Westchester Medical Center by Stony Point Volunteer Ambulance Corps in critical condition.
Two other people also sustained injuries in the accident. They were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital by Stony Point Ambulance Corps. One other person refused transportation to the hospital.
The pedestrian involved also refused medical care at the scene. Authorities state a 2021 Mercedes was headed south on North Liberty Drive when it left the roadway and hit a pedestrian, over-corrected back onto the road, and struck a box truck that was headed north.
Police continue to investigate the details of the crash.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries.
New York Car Accidents
In New York, hundreds of thousands of auto accidents are reported yearly. Sadly, a percentage of these wrecks end in injuries and death for those involved. In New York, New York City sees the majority of the auto accidents reported in the state. Throughout the US, each year, about 6 million individuals are hurt in auto accidents yearly. Each day, about 17,000 auto accidents are reported that injure approximately 7,500 people. Tens of thousands of people lose their lives in these wrecks per year. In fact, around 40,000 individuals are killed annually in car wrecks, which is equal to the number of people who are killed due to gun violence every year.
When you or someone you love has sustained a severe injury in an auto accident, you may be dealt an array of difficulties in relation to your wreck. Painful injuries are, unfortunately, expensive and time-consuming. The entire situation could be causing you stress, depression, and anxiety.
All around, a situation of this nature could be keeping you from living a happy, productive life. Not only do you deserve this, but you, at the very least, deserve to be able to successfully recover from your injuries without having to worry about money. This is especially true if your crash was caused by another person’s negligent actions.
Negligent drivers are responsible for the majority of injurious and fatal accidents throughout New York and the entire United States. Currently, distracted driving is the most common type of negligent driving seen throughout the country. This is due to the use of handheld technology. The number of people who choose to text and drive, check their social media, and talk on the phone has skyrocketed in the past ten years.
It can be painful and frustrating to sustain severe injuries due to the actions of another person. While you’re stuck recovering in the hospital, you are most likely unable to work and make a living, meaning you are missing out on much-needed paychecks while the medical bills continue to roll in.
Depending on the details of your wreck, you may be able to file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. If you are under the impression that a negligent driver caused your accident, you should call a personal injury lawyer in New York.
A car crash lawyer in Stony Point from Metro Law will be able to help you file a claim if you believe that your injuries were the result of another driver’s careless actions. Driver intoxication, distraction, and fatigue are all different dangerous forms of negligence that can lead to serious injuries or worse.
You can call our law office at (800) 469-6476 to explore the legal options available to you.