Two Vehicle Collision In Westbound Lanes of Interstate 880 In Rotterdam Resulted In Injuries
ROTTERDAM, NEW YORK (September 29, 2023) – At least two people were injured in a Rotterdam collision along Interstate 880, according to New York State Police.
Rotterdam police officials are saying that the accident took place around 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Two vehicles collided in the roadway causing one of the vehicles to spin out.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help all of the victims. A full investigation into the cause of the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Rotterdam Car Accidents
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in the United States, “In 2020, a total of 35,766 fatal car accidents occurred on roadways across the United States. Another 1,593,390 crashes resulted in injuries and 3,621,681 caused property damage. That means a total of 5,250,837 collisions happened over the course of a single year.” There are many steps that should be taken after any car accident.
- Surveillance footage should be sought.
- Medical records should be preserved.
- The police report for the crash should be examined.
- A personal injury attorney should be contacted.
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid causing accidents. If a driver follows a vehicle too closely and rear ends it, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Any person that is injured due to the wrongful actions of another driver will legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. 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
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to all of the people injured in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be some accountability for the sake of the victims family.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Rotterdam car accident? 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.