Troy, NY – Fatal Auto Accident with Police Car takes One Life near Hoosick St & 15th StNY/NJ Legal News
Troy, NY (February 23, 2023) – Police in Troy are currently investigating a fatal traffic collision involving one of their own. The wreck occurred just before 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, February 23.
A 30-year-old man lost his life in the accident, according to reports from authorities. He was involved in a crash with a police officer near the intersection of Hoosick Street and 15th Street.
Both streets were closed for several hours while emergency crews worked to secure the area. Delays in traffic occurred near the intersection for some time during the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 23.
What caused the collision to occur remains unknown at this time. Police in Troy continue to investigate.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
New York Car Crashes
When people become involved in traffic accidents, sometimes, they do not sustain any injuries. Sometimes, only property damage results from auto accidents. However, about 41% of the time, someone sustains an injury. Being injured in a traffic accident can be difficult and overwhelming. You may need to spend time recovering in the hospital and undergoing invasive medical procedures like surgery in order to fully recover from your injuries.
When you’re stuck in the hospital recovering, you may be unable to return to work. This could result in lost wages and even a lost job. Contact a car crash lawyer who can help you file a claim for compensation so you can pay for the damages that resulted from your accident. Especially if you know your crash was caused by another person.
Driver negligence has become a serious issue in the United States throughout the past decade. Distraction, fatigue, intoxication, and speeding cause millions of car accidents per year in the United States. Especially driver distraction has become a serious issue, mostly due to the ever-increasing use of smartphones.
If you are injured in an accident caused by negligence, you are entitled to bring legal action against the responsible party. You may be eligible to collect financial compensation for a wide range of damages that may have resulted from your collision. If you have lost a loved one in a traffic accident caused by a negligent driver, you deserve to be compensated for the wrongful death of your family member. A wrongful death attorney in Troy can help you get the money you need to pay for the damages that resulted from your loved one’s accident.
Contact a Troy personal injury lawyer at (800) 469-6476 as soon as possible after your crash to schedule a free case evaluation. At Metro Law, our attorneys are fully dedicated to ensuring that our injured clients are able to collect financial compensation that can help them recover. In the same respect, we serve the surviving family members of deceased crash victims by helping them file wrongful death claims for compensation so they can get money to pay for funeral costs, medical care, and more. Call our law office as soon as you can if you have been involved in or affected by a situation of this nature.