Two Adults, Two Children Injured In Valley Cottage Collision Near Route 303 by Hillside Lane
VALLEY COTTAGE, NEW YORK (December 19, 2023) – Two children and two adults were injured in a Valley Cottage car accident by Route 303 and Hillside Lane.
Rockland County police officials are saying that the collision took place around 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday. A SUV was involved in a collision with a box truck.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Two adults and two children aged 3 and 1 were treated at the scene and taken to a local hospital.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Valley Cottage Car Accidents
Speed is one of the most common causes of car accidents. According to the National Safety Council, “Speeding was a factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities in 2021, killing 12,330, or an average of over 33 people per day. The total number of fatal motor-vehicle crashes attributable to speeding was 11,057.” There are a number of other common causes of car accidents.
- Poor road conditions
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Driver fatigue
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid collisions. If a driver fails to slow down in order to avoid a collision, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Any person that is injured in a car accident 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
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Valley Cottage car accident? You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims get the support and justice that they are entitled to. 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.