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Woman Died In Hector Car Accident on State Route 414

One Person Died In Two Vehicle Collision In Hector Along State Route 414 By Mathews Road

Woman Died In Hector Car Accident on State Route 414

HECTOR, NEW YORK (August 1, 2023) – One woman died in a two vehicle car accident in Hector along State Route 414 not far from Mathews Road.

Hector police officials are saying that the accident took place on Wednesday. Two vehicles collided in the roadway under uncertain conditions.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Sadly, one woman died due to the severity of her injuries.

A full investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For Hector Car Accidents

Speed 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 2021, speeding was a contributing factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities.” There are a number of other factors that could contribute to a collision.

  • Car accidents are more likely to take place at intersections especially when drivers are making left turns.
  • Car accidents are more likely to take place during periods of inclement weather.
  • Car accidents are more likely to take place when drivers are fatigued.

All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid causing accidents. The family of any person that died in a car accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover many of the expenses that come with a sudden death. It is essential that all evidence is properly preserved after any accident.

Investigating New York Car Accidents

We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the family of the woman that died in this collision. 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 injured in a  Hector collision? 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.


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Jeff S. Korek

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Jeff S. Korek joined Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. in 1992 as the Senior Trial partner. Known for his meticulous preparation and dedication to his clients, Jeff has obtained some of the state’s highest verdicts and settlements.