Accident Report Round Up- New York State January 29, 2016

Another pedestrian accident happened this week in Brooklyn and another in Pleasantville. See which other accidents took place in New York State this week.

Brooklyn, NY: Pedestrian Collision Leaves One Woman Dead

In the Bath Beach section of Brooklyn, a woman was hit and killed while she was crossing the street on Thursday January 28th.

The pedestrian was identified as Alfiya Djuraeva, who was 56 years old. Djuraeva was hit while crossing by a 1997 Buick as it was making a left turn onto Bath Avenue.

The victim was taken to Lutheran Hospital with head trauma  as well as torso trauma. However, she was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the 1997 Buick stayed on the scene and he is being charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian.

Dannemora, NY: Man Dies In Clinton County Crash

A man from Northern New York died following a car crash on Tuesday January 26th, in Dannemora. The man who died was 21-year-old Sean Byron of Merrill.

Byron is reported to have gone off Route 374 and struck a tree, causing him to flip over. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pleasantville, NY: Senior Struck & Killed By A Car In Westchester County

A 90-year-old man was struck and killed  by a car in Westchester County. The man was identified as a beloved longtime music teacher in the area.

The man was Hercules Faranda, who passed away on Sunday January 24, 2016. He was hit on Washington Avenue in Pleasantville. According to reports, Faranda was a musician who also taught saxophone, flute, and clarinet.

There were no further details that were released about the accident.

Geddes, NY: 54-Year-Old Dies In Route 5 Crash In Central New York

On Sunday January 24 a man died in a crash on Route 5 in central New York. According to a statement from the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, the man was identified as Paul Cerullo.

Cerullo was not wearing a seat belt at the time that his pickup truck crashed into a  guard rail in the early part of Sunday in Geddes outside of Syracuse.

The 54-year-old man was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Deputies are looking further into what caused the crash to occur. However, they have stated that this man’s death highlights the dangers of driving without wearing a seat belt.

Rome, NY: 91-Year-Old Man Dies In A Car Crash In Oneida County

A 91-year-old man was killed on Saturday January 23, 2016 in a car crash in Oneida County. According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office the accident took place near Lamphear Road in the city of Rome.

The man who died in this crash was Petro Oleniuch of Lamphear. Olenuich was driving a 2007 Buick west on Lamphear Road when his car veered off the road. The car went and crashed into a mailbox and then hit a tree.

The Rome Fire Department, Stanwix Heights Fire Department, and AmCare Ambulance all responded to the crash. The man was quickly taken to hospital where he later died.

There was no-one else involved in the crash and the sheriff’s office did not state the reason behind the crash.

Kirkwood, NY: Three Vehicle Crash Leaves One Man Dead

A 27-year-old man from upstate New York died following a three-vehicle chain-reaction crash on a highway outside Binghamton.

According to Troopers a 37-year-old man from New York City who was driving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 81, rear-ended a car being driven by Kyle Shaffer in Kirkwood. The impact caused Shaffer’s car to subsequently crash into the back of a van being driven by a woman from Fort Edward, New York.

Shaffer was pronounced dead at the scene. The police are still investigating the crash.

Mendon, NY: One Dead, One Left With Injuries After Being Struck

On Thursday January 21, 2016 an accident took place that left one man dead and another with minor injuries after they were hit by a vehicle. The truck the two men were driving ran out of gas in a western New York road.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the men stood along the road after their truck ran out of gas closer to midnight in Mendon which is 10 miles south of Rochester.

Authorities say the accident took place when the men were attempting to flag down passing drivers for help when they were hit by another vehicle.

The two men were taken to hospital, where one died and the other was treated for minor injuries. According to investigators the driver responsible for this crash will probably not face charges.

By |2017-08-17T10:21:30+00:00January 29th, 2016|Legal News|

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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