New York State Police Investigating Hudson Valley Collision Along Interstate 84
HUDSON VALLEY, NEW YORK (December 16, 2023) – Several people were injured in a Hudson Valley multiple vehicle collision along Interstate 84.
Orange County police officials are saying that the collision took place around 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Several vehicles were involved in the collision.
A photo of the aftermath showed three vehicles with major damage. One of the vehicles was flipped over and another was on its side.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. Several people were taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Hudson Valley Car Accidents
Car accidents remain one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in the United States. According to the NHTSA, “The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its first projections for traffic fatalities in 2023, estimating that 9,330 people died in traffic crashes in the first three months of the year. This represents a decrease of about 3.3% as compared to 9,645 estimated fatalities during the same time in 2022.” Many other factors could contribute to a car accident.
- A driver may be intoxicated.
- The road conditions may be poor.
- A vehicle’s component parts may fail.
- An animal may enter the roadway.
Many people may not realize the full extent of their injuries for several weeks or months after a collision. They may need to take extensive time off of work. It is important for accident victims to understand that they do have rights. Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A car accident 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 due to the negligence of another driver? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. 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.