North Patchogue Collision Involved Stolen Vehicle
NORTH PATCHOGUE, NEW YORK (June 25, 2023) – Two people were seriously injured in a North Patchogue car accident involving a stolen vehicle.
North Patchogue officials are saying that the accident took place on Thursday night. A person was driving a stolen 2001 Ford Explorer when they were involved in a chain-reaction collision.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help all of the victims. Two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For North Patchogue Car Accidents
Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident. They are also the most preventable. Pursuant to New York Vehicle Code 1129, “The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicles and the traffic upon and the condition of the highway.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
The vast majority of car accidents are preventable and involve some amounts of driver error. 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 New York Car Accidents
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a North Patchogue car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. 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. Whether you just have legal questions or need help after a collision, we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.