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Saranac, N.Y. - Driver and Officer Injured in Head-On Collision on State Route 3

Saranac, N.Y. (February 8, 2019) - An officer and a civilian driver were injured due to a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon. The New York vehicle accident occurred around 5 p.m. on State Route 3, according to authorities.

car accident 7.jpgThe accident occurred when 55-year-old Melonie Scheunemann of Saranac, who was traveling westbound on State Route 3, lost control of her 2001 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck, causing her to veer into southbound lanes where she then hit Trooper Brandon Passno's Dodge Charger patrol vehicle head-on. Both Passno and Scheunemann were taken to the University of Vermont Health Network at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, located in Plattsburgh, for treatment of their injuries.

Passano suffered an injury to his right hand and wrist, while Scheunemann suffered a fractured sternum and a fractured right femur.

Weather could have played a role in this accident, though nothing has been confirmed by authorities. Tickets for this accident have not been issued at the time of this posting.

New York Vehicle Accidents

Vehicle accidents in New York occur fairly often, with injuries being routinely involved in these situations. After a vehicle accident causes you injury and damage to your property, be sure to work quickly with a lawyer to get your case put together for your court date. At the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law, we know what you'll need to have laid out in your case against the person who injured you, and we know that without a competent lawyer by your side, your case will be harder to fight and the chances of you getting the compensation you need are slimmer than when you have a lawyer fighting for you. Call our office today to not only speak with a lawyer, but to see what a lawyer can do for you at (800) - 469 - 6476.

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