Two Vehicle Collision In Bay Shore Results In One Fatality
BAY SHORE, NEW YORK (September 2, 2023) – A man has tragically died in a two-vehicle car accident along the on Montauk Highway, near Gardiner Drive.
Bay Shore police officials are saying that the collision took place around 10:15 a.m. on Friday. Two vehicles were involved in a collision under uncertain conditions.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victims. Sadly, one person died as a result of their injuries.
A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Bay Shore Car Accidents
Thousands of people are killed every year in car accidents. According to Forbes, “In 2020, a total of 35,766 fatal car accidents occurred on roadways across the United States. Another 1,593,390 crashes resulted in injuries and 3,621,681 caused property damage. That means a total of 5,250,837 collisions happened over the course of a single year.” There are many steps that should be taken after any car accident.
- Eye witnesses should be interviewed.
- Surveillance footage should be sought.
- Medical records should be preserved.
- A thorough investigation should be conducted.
It can be hard to know where to begin after any car accident. However, it is extremely important that evidence is properly preserved. Evidence is what will ultimately be used to determine liability for any crash. The family of any person that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
Investigating A New York Car Accident
Do you need more information about a Bay Shore car accident? Our team of car accident attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need a free, independent investigation into any collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.