Seven People Injured In Three Vehicle Collision In New Windsor Along River Road
NEW WINDSOR, NEW YORK (April 16, 2023) – At least seven people were injured in a New Windsor head-on car accident on River Road, according to New York State Police.
New Windsor police officials are saying that the collision took place on Thursday. A car crossed into opposing lanes of traffic and collided with two other vehicles.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. At least seven people were taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
One person was flown to Westchester Medical Center.
Liability For New Windsor Car Accidents
Head-on collisions are among the most dangerous types of collisions that a person can be involved in. They tend to happen when drivers are distracted. According to the NHTSA, “Using a cell phone while driving creates enormous potential for deaths and injuries on U.S. roads. In 2020, 3,142 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
All drivers must use caution in order to avoid causing accidents. Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Car Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to all of the people injured in this collision. It is our hope that they will be able to make a full recovery. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. This was a preventable crash that should have never taken place.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a New Windsor car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need in order to recover. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.