Pickup Truck Ran Red Light Prior To Collision on State Route 104 In Fulton
FULTON, NEW YORK (July 1, 2023) – A semi-truck driver was injured in a Fulton car accident with a pickup truck by the intersection of State Route 104 and Ridge Road.
Fulton police officials are saying that the accident took place around 10:19 a.m. on Monday. A semi-truck driver was driving down the road when his vehicle was struck by a pickup truck that ran a red light.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help all of the people that were injured. The driver of the semi-truck was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Fulton Semi-Truck Accidents
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid collisions. 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. Victims of truck accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
Any person that is injured in a truck accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover los wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A personal injury attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Truck Accident
Do you need more information about a Fulton truck accident? Our team of bicycle safety advocates 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.