Car Rolls Over After Rear-End Collision In Oneonta Along State Highway 23
ONEONTA, NEW YORK (October 28, 2023) – At least one person was injured in an Oneonta rear-end collision along State Highway 23 not far from Interstate 88.
Oneonta police officials are saying that the accident took place around 4:45 p.m. on October 25. One vehicle apparently rear-ended another vehicle which then prompted the first vehicle to roll over after impact.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. One person was airlifted to a nearby hospital in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Oneonta Car Accidents
A large number of collisions are due to drivers that are speeding or failing to follow other vehicles at a safe distance. 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.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
The vast majority of car accidents are preventable and involve some amount of driver error. Any person that is injured in a car accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a civil claim. A car accident 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
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in an Oneonta 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 bing protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.