One Person Injured In Plattsburgh Car Accident on Military Turnpike by State Route 3
PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK (November 30, 2019) – A man was injured in a car accident that took place on Military Turnpike by State Route 3.
New York police are saying that the accident took place when a 21-year-old driver made a left hand turn in front of the victim. The two vehicles collided leaving one 24-year-old driver with injuries.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. An investigation into the car accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Plattsburgh Car Accidents
Drivers are supposed to yield the right of way to other motorists before making left turns. According to New York Vehicle & Traffic Law (Sec. 1411), “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway shall yield the right of way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction which is within the intersection or so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.”
Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help with lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Plattsburgh Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at 212-471-5106.