Four people were injured in a direct crash on NY 434 on October 27. The New York State Police responded to the accident at about 6:30 p.m. on State Route 434 near the ramp to State Route 17 East in the town of Owego.
According to a news release, an eighteen-year-old woman was taken by Apalachin Squad to Robert Packer Hospital for minor injuries. A seventy-three-year-old woman was transported by Apalachin Squad to Robert Packer Hospital in serious condition, and a forty-two-year-old man was taken by Owego Squad to Wilson Hospital. The man is also in critical condition. The fourth victim is a fifty-five-year-old woman who was taken by Campville Squad to Wilson Hospital and is in a serious state.
New York State Police continues the investigation.
Accidents happen all the time and anyone, even the most careful driver can easily end up in one. Speeding, distractions, alcohol, road hazard, fatigue are just a few of the most common reasons for collisions.
If you ever find yourself in such a situation, make sure you seek medical help. Even if you don’t have any visible injuries, get a medical check just in case.
Your medical record would be of great help if you decide to file for a compensation claim afterward.
It’s important that you seek legal help from a skilled car accident attorney. Don’t fear that you can’t get a claim or legal help just because you contributed to the accident. No matter how the crash happened, make sure you have good legal support by your side. New York is a comparative negligence state, so even if you have part of the fault for the accident, you may still be able to collect a claim.
Your attorney will review your case and will help you with further steps. Contact our team at Cellino law for expert help from a New York car accident attorney.