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Several People Injured In Cortland Car Accident on 281 by Exit 12

Four people Injured In Cortland Collision Along 281 by the Exit 12 Connector For I-81

Several People Injured In Cortland Car Accident on 281 by Exit 12

CORTLAND, NEW YORK (December 31, 2022) – At least 4 people were injured in a Cortland car accident on 281 not far from the Exit 12 connector for Interstate 81.

Cortland police officials are saying that the collision took place around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Two vehicles were involved in a collision under unclear circumstances.

Firefighters and paramedics to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. At least four people were transported to Upstate Hospital in Syracuse.

A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For Cortland Car Accidents

There are a number of factors that could contribute to a car accident. According to the FMCSA, “Fatigue, drinking alcohol, and speeding are major factors in motor vehicle crashes overall. Although their presence does not always result in a crash, these three factors, as well as other driver, vehicle, and environmental factors, can increase the risk that a crash will occur.” Drivers should take a number of steps to avoid collisions.

  • Drivers should slow down at night.
  • Drivers should abstain from alcohol.
  • Drivers should continuously scan the road ahead of them.

It can be difficult to know what to do after any collision. Many people may not be able to return to work for some period of they are injured. Any person that is injured due to the negligence of another driver my have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A personal injury attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating A New York Car Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been harmed due to the negligence of another driver? 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 being protected. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.


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