One Persson Seriously Injured In Camillus DUI Car Accident By The Intersection of West Genesee Street and Germania Avenue
CAMILLUS, NEW YORK (July 16, 2022) – At least one person was injured in a Camillus hit-and-run car accident by the intersection of West Genesee Street and Germania Avenue.
Camillus police officials are saying that the accident took place around 2:23 p.m. on Friday. A driver suspected of DUI crashed into four vehicles.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. One person was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Camillus Car Accident
Far too many people are killed or seriously injured every year in car accidents with drunk drivers. According to The Zebra, “Drivers with a Blood Alcohol Content of over 0.10 are 7 times more likely to be involved in a fatal accident than sober drivers. (Responsibility.org) Over 10,000 Americans a year are killed by drunk drivers, about 1,000 of them being children. (CDC)” There are many substances besides alcohol that could potentially impair a driver.
- Prescription medications
- Over-the-counter drugs
It is illegal to operate any motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Any person that is injured in a car accident with a drunk driver may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Car Accident
Do you need more information about a Camillus car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that victims are aware of their rights and that negligent drivers are held accountable for their actions. Whether you just have legal questions or need a free investigation into any accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.