Ford Pickup Truck Identified As Vehicle Involved In Fatal Collision
TOWN OF ALBION, NEW YORK (June 15, 2023) – Two people have tragically died in a Town of Albion car accident along State Route 104, according to NYSP.
Police officials are saying that the accident took place around 11:35 a.m. on Saturday. A pickup truck was traveling down the road when it crossed into opposing lanes of traffic and hit a vehicle.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victims. Sadly, two people died due to the severe nature of their injuries.
Liability For Town of Albion Car Accidents
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. Victims of head-on collisions tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Organ damage
Any driver that crosses over double yellow lines may be held liable in the event of an accident. Pursuant to New York Vehicle Code 1128(a), “A vehicle shall be driven as nearly as practicable entirely within a single lane and shall not be moved from such lane until the driver has first ascertained that such movement can be made with safety.” The family of any person that is killed in a car accident may have legal recourse through a civil claim.
Investigating New York Car Accidents
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our deepest condolences to the family of the two victims. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened.
Have you or someone that you care about been harmed due to the negligence of another driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. 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.