- December 17, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Two Killed In Head-On Crash in Bath
Bath, NY – A head-on collision occurred between two vehicles on Saturday, December 17, 2022. The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. on Route 11.
According to New York State Police, Brandi White was traveling north when she cross over into the southbound lane, striking Jordan Smith head-on. Smith was taken to a local hospital where he later died. White was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is under investigation.
Unfortunately, head-on collisions account for 10% of fatal car accidents each year. In this horrible accident, the family of the victim should have an independent legal investigation performed to preserve evidence. This includes reviewing:
- Driver accident history
- Police accident report
- Vehicle accident history
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Any video evidence of the crash
- Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
- Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Inspection of the road conditions
- Vehicle blind spots
- Driving records
- Accident history on this roadway
Car Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible. While handling various accident cases, our attorneys have gained experience that has helped them identify some of the most common causes of car accidents:
- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
- Inexperienced driving
- Aggressive driving
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.
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