Police Officer Injured In Bath Car Accident Along Interstate 86 Near Exits 38 and Exit 39
BATH, NEW YORK (January 23, 2023) – At least one person was injured in a Bath car accident along Interstate 86 not far from Exit 38 and Exit 39.
Bath police officials are saying that the accident took place around 10:20 a.m. on January 20. A Mazda was involved in a collision with a guardrail.
Shortly after that collision, a Nissan Rogue rear-ended a police vehicle. Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Bath Car Accidents
All drivers must continuously scan the road ahead of them in order to prevent collisions. According to New York Vehicle and Traffic Law 1129, “The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicles and the traffic upon and the condition of the highway.” There is a rebuttable presumption of negligence on the part of any driver that rear-ends another vehicle in their own lane. Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Soft tissue damage
It can be hard to know where to begin after any car accident. Victims of car accidents may need to take extensive time off of work and be left with high medical bills. It is important that accident victims understand that they do have rights. Any person that is injured in a car accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a civil claim. A personal injury 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
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the person injured in this collision. It is our sincere hope that they will be able to make a full recovery. There needs to be some accountability for what happened.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Bath car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need in order to recover. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.