July 20, 2011 – Centereach, Long Island – According to a report from Eyewitness News WABC-TV New York, NY, 2 men are dead after a fatal accident into a tree in Centereach, Long Island. On Saturday, July 9, at approximately 8 p.m., Angelo Grimaldi, 43, of Selden, was driving on Bowdoin Road when he apparently lost control of his car and crashed into a tree. Kevin Demaille, 45, of Centereach, was a passenger in the vehicle. Both of the men were taken to Stony Brook University Medical Center, where they died. The cause of the tragic car accident is still under investigation and the vehicle has been impounded for a safety check. If you or a loved one is seriously injured in a car accident, you should seek help from a New York personal injury attorney. You may be entitled to compensation for the injuries suffered as a result of someone else’s negligence. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, there were 1,156 fatalities as a result of traffic accidents in the state of New York.
To help raise awareness of traffic safety in the New York area, our firm will frequently publish blogs about traffic accidents that occur throughout the 5 boroughs and beyond. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in New York that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.
Among the most common types of traffic accidents in New York are:
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions;
- single-vehicle crashes;
- rollover accidents; and
- “distracted driver” accidents or crashes caused by intoxicated drivers.
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