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Crash Leaves One Dead and Four Injured

Leicester, NY – a 59-year-old man died, and four others were injured in a crash on Route 36 at Perry Road in Leicester. The crash occurred around 6 p.m. on Wednesday April 13, 2022. 

According to The Livingston County Sherriff’s Office, an SUV carrying 5 people turned left and was struck by an oncoming tractor trailer causing two people in the SUV to be ejected. One of the people ejected died at the scene. The other four people in the SUV were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. The tractor trailer driver was not hurt.  

The victim has been identified as 59-year-old Syed Kefayet Ullah. 47-year old Chowdhury Mahbuba Mujahid is currently in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Tractor Trailer Accidents 

Unfortunately, semi-truck accidents claim the lives of over 5,000 people each year. In this devastating accident, those injured should perform an independent legal investigation and preserve evidence. This includes reviewing: 

  • Driving records 
  • Video from the truck 
  • Driver overtime records 
  • Route the truck was traveling 
  • Blind spots on the vehicle 
  • Recent maintenance history 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Dispatcher notes regarding the trip 
  • Copy of company’s driver attentiveness system report  
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol 
  • Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Inspection of road conditions 
  • Accident history at this intersection 
  • Determination is road signage is correct and up to code 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the crash 
  • Determination if pavement markings are clear and up to code 

Tractor Trailer Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in tractor trailer accidents and have found that some common causes include:  

  • Inexperienced drivers 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Fatigue 
  • Speeding 
  • Reckless driving 
  • Congested roads 
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance 
  • Improperly secured loads and equipment

Our trusted and experienced tractor trailer accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in tractor trailer accidents get the best result possible. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.  

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – Route 36 at Perry Road in Leicester

Route 36 at Perry Road

 

 

 

 

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