Three Vehicle Collision In Hyde Park Results In Eight People Being Injured
HYDE PARK, NEW YORK (November 26, 2303) – At least eight people were injured in a Hyde Park three vehicle collision on Route 9 by education lane.
Hyde Park police officials are saying that the collision took place around 2:00 p.m. on Monday. Three vehicles were involved in a collision leading multiple people to become trapped in their cars.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. Several people were extricated with the Jaws of Life before being taken to the hospital.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Hyde Park Car Accidents
Speed remains one of the leading causes of car accidents. According to the NHTSA, “For more than two decades, speeding has been involved in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities. In 2020, speeding was a contributing factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid collisions. If a driver fails to slow down to avoid hitting another vehicle, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Any person that is injured in a Hyde Park collision may have legal recourse through a civil claim. A personal injury attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating New York Car Accidents
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to all of the people injured in this Hyde Park collision. It is our sincere hope that they will all be able to make a full recovery. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Hyde Park car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims get the support and justice that they are entitled do. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.