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New York motor vehicle accidents may cause criminal, civil action

Many people may think that their actions will have little impact on other individuals. However, that notion is often incorrect, and when parties act in a reckless manner, they typically put themselves and many others at risk of harm. Numerous motor vehicle accidents take place due to reckless driving, and crashes commonly lead to serious or fatal injuries.

It was recently reported that an accident in New York took place due to a driver's recklessness. Apparently, a 33-year-old man was driving an SUV west when he attempted to pass another vehicle at a high speed. The man then lost control of the SUV, crossed three lanes, hit a guardrail and ended up in the eastbound lanes. Three other vehicles were apparently involved in the incident, but details were not given on how.

Trying to avoid crashes may lead to motor vehicle accidents

Though many drivers may hope to remain conscious of their surroundings and have the ability to take evasive action should a hazard arise, crashes can still occur. In fact, many individuals who attempt to avoid such incidents could potentially cause motor vehicle accidents themselves. Unfortunately, loss of life could be a result of this type of event.

Multiple deaths were the result of a recent crash that took place in New York. Reports stated that the incident involved two cars and a tanker truck. The tanker, which was carrying milk, had jack-knifed on the roadway after the driver had attempted to avoid hitting some deer. The two cars crashed into the tanker and went underneath it as it blocked the road.

Motor vehicle accidents: 4 New York pedestrians seriously injured

Though injury-causing incidents take place daily, many individuals do not begin their day thinking that they will be the victims of such an event. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents can catch anyone off guard, and often, individuals suffer serious or fatal injuries. One such incident recently took place in New York, and multiple people were injured.

Reports stated that a mother and her three children were walking along a roadway when they were struck by a vehicle. The incident took place around 2:45 p.m., and the driver was heading west when his vehicle hit the family. It was unclear what may have caused the incident to occur, but the crash was still under investigation at the time of the report. Authorities were asking any witnesses to come forward.

The top teen driving distraction isn't what you think

Every time you hit the road in New York, you worry about distracted teen drivers. You know how common it is for them to start texting while driving. You know they're going on Facebook and Instagram. You know that all of the rules, regulations and awareness campaigns in the world haven't put an end to it.

You also know how costly it can be. In the space of a breath, as you go through an intersection on the way home from work, life could change forever. A distracted teen could look up too late, run the red light, and plow into the side of your car.

Construction accidents: 3 workers seriously injured in New York

It was recently reported that a serious incident at a New York construction site resulted in three workers suffering injuries. Construction accidents can often have severe results, and this situation was no different. Reports stated that the men were working on adding a third story to a two-story house when the incident occurred.

Apparently, heavy construction materials had been placed on the floor of the construction area, and this weight caused the floor to collapse while the workers were on it. As a result, two individuals became trapped under the debris. A third worker was able to escape, but he suffered serious injuries. Emergency crews arrived at the scene, and one of the trapped workers was rescued relatively early in the operation. The other trapped worker took more time to extract. 

Motor vehicle accidents involving motorcycles often prove severe

Anyone could be traveling a seemingly average route when a sudden accident takes place. Motor vehicle accidents often occur when drivers least expect it, and when those incidents involve motorcyclists, the situations can quickly become serious. Unfortunately, most motorcyclists involved in car crashes end up facing severe injuries, and that was the outcome for one man in New York.

Reports stated that the incident involved a motorcycle and another vehicle as the motorcyclist was heading south. A driver traveling north attempted to make a left turn, and as a result, the car collided with the motorcycle. The driver of the car was reported as being a 63-year-old woman, and the motorcyclist was reported as being 58 years old. 

Accidents and injuries: New York crash results in lost life

Car crashes can happen out of nowhere, and in many cases, the causes of such incidents are not always clear. As a result, authorities are tasked with investigating the events to determine what factors may have played a role. Accidents and injuries can have significant impacts, and the details of the investigation may determine whether legal action is warranted.

The investigation into a crash that recently took place in New York is currently underway. Reports stated that the incident was initially believed to have been a single-vehicle event that involved a pickup truck crashing and overturning. However, upon further investigation, it was determined that a second vehicle was also involved. It was not specifically detailed how the two vehicles may have collided or what other factors may have contributed to the incident.

Motor vehicle accidents: Impairment leads to fatal New York crash

When drivers get behind the wheel while impaired, they put other travelers at unnecessary risk. Unfortunately, impaired drivers cause numerous motor vehicle accidents, and often, innocent individuals are the ones left suffering the most. It was recently reported that drugs were suspected to have played a role in a New York crash that killed two people.

Reports stated that the incident involved two vehicles when a 23-year-old man failed to stop at a red light. The man's vehicle collided with a car that was carrying a 69-year-old man and his 68-year-old wife. The crash caused the older man to suffered fatal injuries, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife was transported to an area hospital, but she also succumbed to her injuries. 

When a drugged driver kills your close family member

Can you imagine losing both of your parents in an instant? Let's say you just finished a normal day at the office, and while you're relaxing at home you get a call from your sister. She says that both your parents died in a tragic auto collision.

Even worse, you discover that that the accident never should have happened in the first place. The driver that hit them was high on drugs.

Construction accidents: New York man shatters legs in fall

After suffering a serious injury on the job, individuals may have many needs to address. Whether injuries are suffered suddenly in construction accidents or develop over time from assembly line work, the issues could cause many problems in workers' lives. In many cases, severe injuries require medical attention and extended recovery periods that could lead to financial hardships. 

One worker in New York may soon be facing such hardships after a recent accident. Reports stated that the man was a member of a construction crew working on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. While working on an upper deck, he fell and hit a beam on the lower deck. The fall was reported as being 25 feet. Details were not available regarding what may have led to his fall. 

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