Archive for the ‘Car Accident’ Category

Rochester New York Man Airlifted After Collision

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Via NewYorkInjuryNews.com

July 31, 2009 – A Rochester man, while driving his pickup truck, jumped the median and collided with a minivan on Macedon Center Road in the Town of Perinton.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 32-year-old Rochester man, suffered serious injuries to his chest and arms. He was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital.

The driver of the minivan, a 47-year-old woman from Macedon, suffered minor injuries in the auto accident and was transported via ambulance to Strong Hospital.

Police continue to investigate the accident.

Lockport Woman in Serious Condition – Texting While Driving Accident

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Via NewYorkInjuryNews.com

Aug 3, 2009 – Three people were injured when the driver of a tow truck struck a car at an intersection. The tow truck driver hit the back of the vehicle causing it to swerve out of control and crash through a resident’s backyard fence.

The car and motorcycle on the back of the tow truck flew off, damaging a residential home, destroying the air conditioning unit and house’s gas lines, ultimately landing in a swimming pool.

The woman driving the car in this car accident was transported to ECMC via helicopter for her serious injuries. An 8-year-old passenger was taken to Women and Children’s Hospital for her injuries.  Their car was totaled.

Truck driver has been charged with talking on a mobile phone [while driving], following too closely, and reckless driving. He was talking while driving and texting while driving on two separate mobile phones at the same time.