New York Car Crash Kills One and Injures Seven Others

by | August 24th, 2012

Aug. 24, 2012

A 94-year-old New York woman is dead and seven other individuals were injured as the result of a car crash this week in the town of Dryden, New York. According to an article released by The Cornell Daily Sun, the accident occurred at around 1:20 p.m. on Monday afternoon, along State Route 79.

The New York State Police report that a 2002 Chrysler minivan, driven by a 59-year-old woman carrying her three children and the elderly victim, was heading eastbound when a westbound Chevy Equinox driven by a 23-year-old male veered into their lane and collided with the minivan head-on.

All five occupants of the minivan were taken to a local hospital to receive treatment for their Syracuse auto accident injuries. Those in the minivan suffered several contusions and minor bone breaks.

The driver who caused the accident and his two passengers were also transported to a local hospital for treatment. The passengers suffered serious injuries, while the driver of the vehicle suffered a sprained hip.

Investigator say they are continuing to examine what other contributing factors, such as speed or alcohol, may have played a part in causing the accident.

The Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers with the William Mattar Law Offices would like to wish everyone involved in this tragic accident a speedy and full recovery from their injuries.