Woman Died In Rochester Collision By The Intersection of Denver Street and Hazelwood Terrace
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (January 22, 2022) – A woman has tragically died in a Rochester car accident near the intersection of Denver Street and Hazelwood Terrace.
Rochester police officials are saying that the accident took place around 3:45 a.m. on Sunday. Two vehicles collided in the roadway and one of the vehicles hit a tree.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Sadly, one person died due to her injuries.
A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Rochester Car Accidents
Speeding remains one of the leading causes of car accidents in the United States. According to the National Safety Council, “Speeding was a factor in 29% of all traffic fatalities in 2020, killing 11,258, or an average of over 30 people per day. The total number of fatal motor-vehicle crashes attributable to speeding was 10,136.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
The family of any person that died in a car accidents may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover many of the expenses that can come with the sudden loss of a loved one. Sadly, drivers will often fight hard to deny liability for crashes. Any person that is injured due to the negligence of another driver may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
Investigating A Rochester Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured due to the negligent actions of a driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims get the support and information that they are entitled to under the law. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of help after a collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.