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Fatal Collision in Hempstead Claims Two Lives, Injures Four

Car accident in Hempstead

HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK (April 30, 2024) – A tragic car accident in Hempstead left two people dead and four others injured on Friday night. The incident occurred on Fulton Avenue, where a 2005 Chrysler collided with another vehicle. The second vehicle involved fled the scene, subsequently hitting three other vehicles before catching fire. Emergency paramedics rushed to the area to aid the victims.

Local police confirmed the deaths and noted that an investigation into the accident is actively ongoing. The injured parties were transported to the hospital for treatment. No further details about their condition have been released to the public.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the crash to contact the Hempstead Police Department. Such collisions often prompt questions about the responsible party, especially in hit-and-runs where a driver escapes the scene to elude arrest. These incidents elevate the importance of swiftly preserving evidence to establish liability in both criminal and civil cases.

Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration illustrate that speeding is a significant cause of car accidents in America. Speeding-related crashes accounted for an estimated 13% of all injuries in this category during 2020. The same year also saw a 17-percent increase in speeding-related fatalities. Victims of such accidents can face severe and lasting injuries and may have the right to seek justice and compensation through legal means.

If you or someone you know has suffered an injury or died as the result of an accident, contact Long Island personal injury attorneys Cohen & Jaffe for expert legal counsel.

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