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Complete Chautauqua County, NY accident reports and news.
Accidents in Chautauqua County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Chautauqua County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Chautauqua County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Chautauqua County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.
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Most recent accident reports
A Duke Center, Pa., man died in WCA Hospital in Jamestown after his boat capsized on Chautauqua Lake near Bemus Point a day earlier.
A southern tier woman is accused of driving drunk and fleeing the scene of an accident with another motorist.
Severe winter weather conditions that caused a white-out on Route 5 in the Silver Creek section of the Town of Sheridan caused a 12-vehicle accident at noontime Thursday and sent ten persons, including two Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies to area hospitals with what appeared to be non-life-th
The Ripley driver of one car involved in Saturday’s head-on collision on Pelton Road in Sherman was listed in critical condition Sunday in Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa.
Dakota Bird, 19, was taken by ambulance to Westfield Hospital, then airlifted by Starflight to the Erie hospital.