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.
The crash resulted in a passenger in the pickup truck suffering fatal injuries, and three other occupants of that vehicle were taken from the scene with injuries. Police later located the driver of the other vehicle involved, and he was taken into custody on charges of fleeing the scene of a fatal accident. Police are considering the event unusual and are exploring possible factors.
The family of the victim killed in this New York accident may have many concerns regarding how they will move on from such an event. Unfortunately, fatal accidents and injuries can leave families struggling, both emotionally and financially. However, interested loved ones may wish to explore their legal options for pursuing compensation by filing a wrongful death claim against the driver considered at fault. Additionally, seriously injured parties may also wish to look into personal injury claims of their own.
Source: wivb.com, “1 arrested in fatal rollover accident at Buffalo Airport“, Carleen Bragg, June 8, 2017