A woman was injured when her car was sideswiped by a passing tractor trailer on Route 12 in Boonville, N.Y., on Wednesday, April 25. According to UticaOD.com, the woman was in the southbound lane of Route 12, waiting to make a right turn onto Lover’s Lane when a tractor trailer attempted to pass on the passenger side and sideswiped her vehicle. After the crash, the woman complained of chest pains and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The driver of the truck was ticketed for improper passing.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.