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One Person Injured In Batavia Car Accident on Liberty Street

Driver Allegedly Ran Red Light Prior To Batavia Collision

One Person Injured In Batavia Car Accident on Liberty Street

BATAVIA, NEW YORK (July 2, 2023) – At least one person was injured in a Batavia car accident along Liberty Street, according to the New York State Police.

Batavia police officials are saying that the collision took place on June 15th in the afternoon. A driver in a Chevy HRV allegedly ran a red light before it collided with a Ford.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the injured. One person was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.

A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For Batavia Car Accidents

Thousands of people are injured or killed every year in car accidents. A large number of collisions are due to drivers that run red lights. Pursuant to New York Vehicle and Traffic Law 1111, the driver of any vehicle facing a red circular signal must stop at the traffic line and wait to proceed. If a driver runs a red light and hits another vehicle, that could form the basis of a negligence claim. There are a number of steps that should be taken after any car accident.

  • Eye witnesses should be interviewed.
  • Medical records should be preserved.
  • Surveillance footage should be sought.
  • A personal injury attorneys should be contacted.

Going through a car accident is often one of the most difficult things that most people will experience. Even after a person has healed physically, many victims suffer from long-term psychological damage. Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A car accident attorney can let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating New York Car Accidents

We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the person injured in this car accident. It is our sincere hope that they will be able to make a full recovery. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to investigators.

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Batavia car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. 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.

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Jeff S. Korek joined Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. in 1992 as the Senior Trial partner. Known for his meticulous preparation and dedication to his clients, Jeff has obtained some of the state’s highest verdicts and settlements.