Three Injured In Tuxedo Head-On Crash By Train Station Along Route 17
TUXEDO, NEW YORK (October 24, 2023) – Three people were hospitalized following a Tuxedo head-on collision on Route 17, according to New York State Police.
Tuxedo police officials are saying that the accident took place early Sunday. A vehicle crossed into opposing lanes of traffic and collided with another vehicle.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. Three people were taken to the hospital so that they could receive treatment.
A full investigation into the crash remains ongoing.
Liability For Tuxedo Head-On Collisions
Head-on collisions are among the most dangerous collisions that people get involved in. They account for only 2% of all collisions, but over 11% of all traffic fatalities. A large portion of these collisions are due to drivers that cross over double yellow lines. Many collisions take place when drivers are either distracted or speeding. Drivers should take a number of steps in order to avoid head-on collisions.
- Drivers should slow down during periods of inclement weather.
- Drivers should abstain from alcohol or drugs.
- Drivers should check their blind spots before making turns.
Most head-on collisions are preventable and involve driver error. For the most part, these types of collisions are much more likely to happen when drivers are speeding. Any person that is injured in a head-on collision may have legal recourse through a civil claim. A personal injury attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating New York Head-On Collisions
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to all of the people injured in this crash. This was a preventable crash that should not have taken place. It is our sincere hope that the victims will be able to make a full recovery.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured due to the negligence of another person? You may have legal recourse through a civil claim. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We are committed to helping accident victims get the support and justice that they are entitled to. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.