One Person Died In Hudson Valley Car Accident With Wrong Way Driver on Sprain Brook Parkway
HUDSON VALLEY, NEW YORK (December 31, 2022) – One person has tragically died in a Hudson Valley wrong way car accident along Sprain Brook Parkway near Tatonic State Parkway.
Hudson Valley police officials are saying that the collision took place on Tuesday December, 27. A car entered into opposing lanes of traffic and collided with another vehicle.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision to help all of the victims. Sadly, one person died due to the severity of their injuries.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Hudson Valley Car Accidents
Wrong way collisions can be extremely dangerous. They account for only around 2% of all traffic accidents. But they caused nearly 11% of all traffic fatalities. According to the IIHS, “There were 35,766 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2020 in which 38,824 deaths occurred. This resulted in 11.7 deaths per 100,000 people and 1.34 deaths per 100 million miles traveled.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
It can be difficult to know where to begin after any car accident. But it is important for accident victims to know that they do have rights. The family of any person that is killed in a car accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. A personal injury attorney can examine the unique 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 Hudson Valley car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. 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 a collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.