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One Person Killed In Barre Hit-And-Run Car Accident

Dirt Bike Rider Died In Barre Hit-And-Run Collision Along McNamara Road

One Person Killed In Barre Hit-And-Run Car Accident

BARRE, NEW YORK (March 28, 2024) – A dirt bike rider has tragically died in a Barre hit-and-run car accident with a pickup truck along the shoulder of McNamar Road.

Barre police officials are saying that the collision took place around 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. A dirt bike rider was heading down the road when they were hit by a Chevrolet Silverado heading east.

Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving measures, the dirt bike rider later died due to the severity of their injuries.

Police later located and arrested the driver of the Chevrolet Silverado. A full investigation into the Barre hit-and-run collision remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For New York Car Accidents

Thousands of people are killed or seriously injured in car accidents every year in the United States. According to the IIHS, “There were 39,508 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2021 in which 42,939 deaths occurred. This resulted in 12.9 deaths per 100,000 people and 1.37 deaths per 100 million miles traveled. The fatality rate per 100,000 people ranged from 5.7 in Rhode Island to 26.2 in Mississippi.” There are a number of factors that could contribute to a car accident.

  • Distracted driving
  • Vehicle system failures
  • Tire blowouts
  • Slick roadways
  • Driver intoxication

It has been estimated that roughly 93% of all collisions involve some amount of driver error. This could include instances where drivers are following other vehicles on the roadway too closely. Rear-end collisions are among the most common types of accidents that occur. It is important for accident victims to understand that they do have rights. The family of any person who is killed in a car accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.

Investigating Barre Car Accidents

Do you need more information about a Barre car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys is here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims get the support and justice that they are owed under the law. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support, we may be able to assist you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.


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