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One Airlifted After Tractor-trailer Crash

Macedon, NY – A crash between a minivan and a tractor-trailer occurred Monday, May 23, 2022, around 8 a.m. The crash happened at the intersection of Macedon Center Road and Walworth Road.  

According to New York State Police, the tractor-trailer failed to stop at a stop sign and hit the minivan. The driver of the minivan was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital by Mercy Flight in critical condition. An investigation into the crash is underway. 

Tractor Trailer Accidents 

Truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for anyone involved in a serious crash to perform an independent legal investigation and preserve evidence. This includes reviewing: 

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

It is important to evaluate all vehicles and debris involved in any truck accident to help determine causation and speed.  

Tractor Trailer Accident Attorneys 

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

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

Our trusted and experienced truck accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in truck 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 – Macedon Center Road and Walworth Road

Macedon Center Road and Walworth Road

 

 

 

 

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