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On Monday, January 25, 2016, seven people were transported to an area hospital after an ambulance rolled over in Albany, NY. The crash took place around 1:00pm at the intersection of Western Ave and Manning Blvd. 

At the time of the accident the ambulance was operating with a patient in the back and lights and sirens in use.  The ambulance was on Manning Street, crossing through an intersection when it was struck by a SUV.

In 2014 a Cornwall, NY woman allegedly struck a 32 year old Newburgh man. The force of the impact sent the victim over a guardrail and into a creek below. 

The defendant has been awaiting trial since 2014. She’s been charged with an array of indictments including: second degree manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, and leaving the scene of a fatal vehicle crash. 

A community is mourning the death of a young teacher from the Minisink Valley school department. Authorities were called to the scene of a crash on Route 6 in Slate Hill, NY on Thursday, January 28th. 

According to police the driver was unable to maneuver around a turn and struck a tree. Temperatures were low enough to cause frost that morning however authorities have yet to release any additional details regarding the details of the crash.

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Car crashes happen in a blink of an eye. While the physical effects are often the most apparent, victim’s lives are often changed in ways they never could have imagined. Seeking a personal injury attorney is often a wise choice, as you focus on regaining your health let an experienced legal team worry about the rest. 

A motor vehicle crash victim describes the effects of a crash:

In the early evening hours of Saturday, January 24th police responded to a multiple vehicle crash on Pine Lane in Saugerties, NY.

One of the drivers lost control and struck a tree. He was airlifted to Albany Med. The other driver also struck a tree and suffered minor injuries.

Some of the details surrounding the wreck were inconsistent with a typical crash scene/scenario:

Distracted driver

This summer a NYC public school teacher tragically died while biking cross-county, part of an initiative to raise money and awareness for affordable housing. 

The 25 year old teacher and cyclist was biking along an Oklahoma road when a 35-year-old woman struck and killed him.

The driver was unable to maneuver around the cyclist because instead of looking at the road, she was looking at her phone. 

On January 13th, 2016 police responded to an unlikely scene on the Northbound lanes of 1-87.

According to authorities a tractor trailer driven by a Monroe NY man, struck a bridge overpass between exits 14A and 14B. The impact of the collision dislodged part of the truck’s load, sending an excavator crashing down onto the interstate.

Remarkably no injuries were reported. The crash is still under investigation. 

Emergency crews responded to a crash on I-84 on Sunday, January 10th.

The single vehicle crash took place just before noon between exits 12 and 11 in the Glenham/Route 9 vicinity. 

Crews found the vehicle overturned in an embankment. The driver was trapped inside of the vehicle. Officials were successfully able to rescue the victim from the vehicle. 

Authorities have yet to determine the cause of the crash.