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Four Killed and One Injured in Royalton Crash

Four Killed and One Injured in Royalton Crash

Royalton, NY – A two-vehicle collision occurred on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, around 3:15 p.m. The crash occurred at the intersection of Orangeport and Slayton Settlement Roads. 

According to police, an RV failed to stop at an intersection stop sign and hit a Chevrolet Cruze. The driver and two passengers of the Cruze, Austin Wilson, Simon Fox, and William Bernadt IV, were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passenger of the RV, Michael, and Linda Duffy were taken to ECMC with serious injuries. Linda later died of her injuries. The crash remains under investigation. 

Car Accidents 

Unfortunately, there are over six million car accidents that occur across the United States each year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victims should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • Driver accident history 
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of driver for drugs or alcohol 
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Accident history at this intersection  
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Inspection of intersection  
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code  
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code  
  • Video from businesses located on this intersection 

Car Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible in over 50,000 cases. Some common causes of car accidents include: 

  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement  
  • Inexperienced driving  
  • Aggressive driving  
  • Speeding  

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. 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.   

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