Weekly New York State Accident Report- February 5, 2016

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This week Banville Law’s accident report includes two Long Island accidents, with one that involved a girl in seventh grade who was hit by a car on her way to school.

Fort Salonga, NY: One Car Crash Kills Two Men On Route 25A

On February 2, 2016 two men were killed in a one car crash in Fort Salonga, according to authorities on Long Island. There was another man who was severely injured in this crash.

This accident is believed to have taken place in the early hours of Tuesday on Fort Salonga Road which is on the north shore of Long Island.

Police believe the driver lost control of his vehicle causing him to crash into a tree. Both the driver and backseat passenger died. The third passenger was sitting in the front seat and sustained serious injuries. Police are still investigating what caused this accident.

Elmont, NY: 7th Grader Hit And Killed While Walking To School

February 1, 2016 on Monday morning, a seventh grade girl was hit by a car and killed while she was walking to school.

Long Island authorities report that the girl was hit as she was walking across a busy street on her way to Elmont Memorial High School. The school is attended by 7th to 12th graders.

Both the girl and driver’s identities were not immediately released by the police. According to a police spokesman there appears to not be any criminality involved in this incident.

The accident took place at the intersection of Elmont Road and Village Avenue in Elmont. The Sewanhaka Central District has stated that grief counselors were made available to both students and staff.

New York, NY: Man Crashes Into Commissioner’s Car

On Monday February 1st, 2016 a 25-year-old man crashed into the Department of Investigation commissioner’s car in Midtown. The man was being chased by the official’s detective driver and then caught by patrol cops.

The Department of Investigation commissioner, Mark Peters, was in the backseat of his car on the West Side Highway near West 41st St. The 25-year-old was identified as Haytham Abdallah of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Abdallah, side-swiped the commissioner according to sources.

Abdallah got out of his car after the accident but then he got back in his car after a detective told him to. In a strange turn of events, Abdallah ended up doing a U-turn and drove off south on the highway with Peter’s driver chasing him.

Abdallah was eventually arrested as he existed 34th Street and 10th Avenue in Midtown. He was charged with reckless driving, driving without a license, as well as leaving the scene of an accident.

Chautauqua County, NY: Car Crash In Warren Road Leaves Man Hospitalized

On Friday January 29, 2016, 19-year-old Wyatt A. Mann was taken to WCA Hospital following an accident he was involved in. Mann lost control of his car as he traveled south on Old Warren Road in Chautauqua County.

After Mann lost control he crashed into a tree, as reported by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office. The accident is still under investigation. New York State troopers helped county sheriff’s deputies at the scene of the accident.

Rochester, NY: Fatal Crash On Highway 14 Rochester

A crash that took place on Highway 14 near 50th Avenue Southeast in Rochester is under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol.

The crash took place on Saturday evening. State patrol stated that a 2004 Toyota Tundra that was heading east on Highway 14 and a 2005 Chevrolet Impala heading west, collided head-on.

There were three people involved in this accident, their names and conditions were not made known immediately.

About the Author:

Laurence P. Banville is the managing partner of Banville Law. As an experienced personal injury attorney, Mr. Banville helps clients recover compensation from those responsible for his clients' injuries. Our firm is located in New York City, serving clients from the five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.

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