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Complete Dutchess County, NY accident reports and news.
Accidents in Dutchess County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Dutchess 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 Dutchess 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 Dutchess County accident, there are a ton of 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.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
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
One man from New York City and another from Argentina were severely burned Monday afternoon in a crash in Dutchess County. New York State Police responded at 4:12 p.m. to the crash on Chestnut Ridge Road in the town of Dover.
A one-car accident in Red Hook Wednesday night has taken the life of a Kingston woman, according to the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office.
A woman is under arrest after a hit and run accident that killed two Bard College students Friday night in the Dutchess County village of Tivoli. It happened at about 11:50 p.m. in the area of Route 9G and Broadway.