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New York State Trooper Injured In Port Chester Car Accident On I-95

New York State Trooper Injured In Port Chester Hit-And-Run Car Accident Along Interstate 95

New York State Trooper Injured In Port Chester Car Accident On I-95

PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK (September 11, 2022) – A New York State Trooper was injured in a hit-and-run car accident along Interstate 95.

Westchester County officials are saying that the collision took place on Friday. A trooper was outside of his vehicle and removing trash from the roadway when he was hit by a vehicle as he walked back to this car.

Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. The New York State Trooper was taken to the hospital with injuries.

A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.

Liability In Port Chester Car Accidents

Thousands of people are killed or seriously injured every year in hit-and-run collisions. According to the AAA, “There were an estimated 737,100 hit-and-run crashes in 2015 (NHTSA, 2016). This translates to a hit-and-run crash happening somewhere in the U.S. every 43 seconds. The 2,049 fatalities that resulted from hit-and-run crashes in 2016 were the highest number ever recorded (NHTSA, 2017).” Victims of hit-and-run collisions tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including:

  • Broken bones
  • Head injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Spinal cord injuries

It is illegal to flee the scene of any collision that results in bodily injury or death. Drivers that flee the scene of any injury collision could face civil as well as criminal liability. Any person that is injured in a hit-and-run collision could seek damages through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.

Investigating A Port Chester Car Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Port Chester car accident? 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. Whether you just have legal questions or need a free, independent investigation into an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.



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