New York City, New York – According to a report from the New York Daily News, a woman was killed in a single-car accident on the George Washington Bridge. The tragic car accident took place during the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 7. Patricia Salcedo, 32, of Manhattan, lost control of her Toyota minivan while on the George Washington Bridge. Her minivan flipped several times before coming to a rest on its roof. According to the Port Authority, Salcedo was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and there were no other injuries reported. If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one in a car accident, then you should seek legal counsel as soon as possible. A New York personal injury lawyer will be able to determine if your car accident was caused by the negligence of another and if so, what options you have available. 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 include:
- 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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