John Caraher Augusta: John Caraher of Oriskany Falls Injured Augusta Car Accident By South Main Street and Augusta Road
AUGUSTA, NEW YORK (December 5, 2019) – A 64-year-old man identified as John Caraher was injured in a car accident that took place by the intersection of South Main Street and Augusta Road.
New York State Police are saying that the accident took place around 11:09 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a 72-year-old driver in a pickup truck failed to yield to the 2017 Jeep Cherokee driven by John Caraher.
The two vehicles collided leaving John Caraher with injuries. Paramedics were called and the victim was taken to the St. Elizabeth Hospital.
An investigation into the Augusta car accident remains ongoing.
Liability In Augusta Car Accidents
All drivers are supposed to exercise due care in order to prevent accidents. A number of accidents take place when drivers make unsafe left turns. According to New York Vehicle Code 1141, “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 can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. It’s important that evidence is properly collected and preserved after an accident. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating An Augusta Car Accident
We at Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson extend our thoughts and prayers to John Caraher as he continues to recover. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. There needs to be some accountability for what happened.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured 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 so that they can make informed decisions. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at 212-471-5106.