- June 21, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Hyde Park, NY – A tractor-trailer collided with two cars and then struck a building on Monday, June 20, 2022, around 10:40 a.m. The crash occurred on Salt Point Highway.
Police say 33-year-old Craig Allen Dickson was driving a tractor trailer erratically and hit two vehicles, and then crashed into Juniors Lounge. Dickson was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of a Toyota Highlander, Kimberly Glatz, was injured and taken to the hospital. Sarah Dempsey, the tenant of the building’s upstairs apartment, was also injured and taken to the hospital. Hyde Park Police Department is investigating the crash.
Unfortunately, truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for the family of 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
- Video from businesses on this road
- Copy of company’s driver attentiveness system report
- Police accident report
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- All eyewitness accounts of the crash
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- Inexperienced drivers
- Distracted driving
- Speeding or reckless driving
- Congested roads
- Inadequate vehicle maintenance
- Improperly secured loads and equipment
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Location of Crash: Salt Point Highway