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Sheldon, N.Y. - Three Family Members Die Following Drunk Driving Accident on Route 20A

Sheldon, N.Y. (May 27, 2019) - A family has suffered a terrible loss following a drunk driving accident, according to New York State Police. The fatal New York drunk driving accident occurred on Sunday, around 6:00 a.m., at the intersection of Route 20A and Maxon Road.

car accident 12.jpgPolice say that the accident occurred when 20-year-old Richard Sawicki, who was driving his truck southbound on Maxon Road, failed to stop at a stop sign and hit an SUV that was carrying a family of nine. The family was heading to Niagara Falls at the time of the accident, according to reports.

Two women were ejected from the SUV in the accident, while a four-year-old girl was also injured in the accident. The girl was taken to Wyoming County Community Hospital, where she died from her injuries an hour after she arrived at the medical center. The two women who were ejected from the vehicle were also pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Multiple other people within the SUV were taken to the hospital as well to have injuries assessed and treated.

Sawicki was arrested and charged with aggravated vehicular manslaughter, DWI, and reckless driving. His license was also suspended at the time of the accident.

We would like to extend our condolences to the family who have lost their loved ones in this terrible tragedy. At this difficult and painful time, we hope that you are able to find love and peace as you begin the process of healing.

Drunk Driving Accidents and Their Victims

Drunk driving accidents should never happen. These accidents occur due to illegal practices, and those who commit such crimes should be held accountable. It has been proven time and time again that it is not possible to drive safely while drunk, and so those who commit this crime willingly are allowing for horrible consequences to befall both themselves and those who come across them at the wrong time on the road.

Following a drunk driving accident, victims should contact the lawyers at the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law. Our lawyers are here to help you after an accident injures you or loved ones, so call our office today to see how we can assist you in your legal case at (800) 469-6476.

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