Two Drivers Injured In Rochester Collision Near The Intersection of Carter Street and Avenue D
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (April 27, 2023) – At least two people were injured in a Rochester car accident by the intersection of Carter Street and Avenue D.
Rochester Police officials are saying that the accident took place on Saturday afternoon. A vehicle traveling eastbound collided with a vehicle traveling southbound.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victims. Both drivers were taken to the Strong Memorial Hospital in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Rochester Car Accidents
Far too many people are killed or seriously injured every year in 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.” There are many other factors that could contribute to a car accident.
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Poor road conditions
- Vehicle system failures
All drivers must exercise due care and slow down to avoid hitting other drivers. Any person that is injured due to the negligent actions of another driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and suffering. A personal injury attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Car Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the people injured in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Rochester car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.