Locust Valley, NY – Injuries in Head-on Crash at Buckram & Birch Hill Rd

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Locust Valley, NY - Injuries in Head-on Crash at Buckram & Birch Hill Rd

Locust Valley, NY (April 17, 2024) – One person was hurt following a head-on collision in the Locust Valley area on Sunday, April 14. The crash occurred late that night around 9 p.m. at the intersection of Buckram Road and Birch Hill Road. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to the scene to provide the necessary medical aid. 

Local reports revealed that two vehicles collided head-on at the scene. One person involved in the crash was hurt and transported to a local hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. The circumstances leading to the collision have not been determined. No charges have been filed at this time. The area was temporarily closed while local authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Head-on Collisions in New York

Locust Valley, NY - Injuries in Head-on Crash at Buckram & Birch Hill RdAlthough head-on crashes are less frequent than other types of collisions such as sideswipe, rear-end, and left-turn accidents, they are often much more dangerous. Negligent behavior by one or more parties is usually the cause of a head-on collision, which can have fatal results. Sadly, there is a real chance of death in a head-on collision. According to data on frontal impacts published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in 2020, head-on motor vehicle crashes were responsible for 58% of vehicle occupant deaths. Male passengers and those under the age of 25 were the most common victims in these deadly accidents. When a crash results in serious injuries, it is never easy. You may be able to pursue a personal injury claim in order to seek lost compensation with the help of a trained lawyer. 

No matter what caused a crash, if you are not at fault, you may be able to pursue lost compensation for any resulting damages. A trained Locust Valley personal injury lawyer is prepared to help you construct a strong claim for compensation. If you are ready to get started on your case, contact the offices of Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP today at (516) 774-3635. 

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Disclaimers: To promote safety and prevent tragic accidents, we urge individuals in our community to drive slowly and cautiously. This news article is not intended as a solicitation for business. Any information provided should not be considered professional medical or legal advice. Additionally, please note that the photo used in this post is not from the location of the collision.

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