Car accidents can be a very serious matter. Such accidents can result in the individuals in the vehicles involved getting injured. Injuries suffered in an auto accident can have a variety of significant impacts on an individual's life.
Earlier this week, an injury-causing car accident occurred in New York.
The accident happened in the Town of Hamburg on Tuesday. Reportedly, that night, an 18-year-old woman was driving a car along Southwestern Boulevard. According to authorities, a vehicle that was going the opposite way along this road then crossed the road's center line and crashed into the 18-year-old woman's car. The vehicle that crossed the road's center line was being driven by a 21-year-old man. This accident is still in the process of being investigated.
Both the 18-year-old woman and the 21-year-old man were hurt in this accident. Also injured in the crash was a 19-year-old man who was a passenger of the 18-year-old woman's car. All three of these individuals were taken to a hospital in the area after the crash.
As this crash illustrates, car accidents can sometimes result in multiple individuals suffering injuries.
Because car accidents can be so harmful, it is very important for motorists to take all proper steps to prevent auto accidents when behind the wheel. This includes following all applicable traffic laws when driving. It also includes practicing safe and responsible driving when out on the roads.
One hopes that all motor vehicle drivers in New York will do what they can to help keep the state's roads safe.
Source: The Buffalo News, "Two remain in critical condition after Hamburg collision," Sept. 12, 2012
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