Two People Died In Ellicott Head-On Collision On I-86
ELLICOTT, NEW YORK (February 1, 2023) – Two people were tragically killed in a head-on car accident in the Town of Ellicott along Interstate 86.
Ellicott police officials are saying that the collision took place around 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. A Toyota Camry was involved in a head-on collision with a Ram 1500.
A Freightliner truck subsequently hit the Ram 1500 after the first crash. Despite life-saving measures two people died due to their injuries.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Ellicott Car Accidents
Speeding remains one of the leading causes of car accidents in the United States. According to the NHTSA, “For more than two decades, speeding has been involved in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities. In 2020, speeding was a contributing factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries.
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
The family of any person that is killed due to the negligent actions of another driver may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover many of the expenses that come with the sudden loss of a loved one. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Truck Accident
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