Greenlawn, NY (January 1, 2021) – Around 12:20 a.m. on Friday morning, January 1, a rear-end accident involving an officer happened in Greenlawn.

According to police, the accident took place on Pulaski Road near the area of Frazer Drive. The officer was pulled over with his lights activated and had a vehicle pulled over. His cruiser was suddenly rear-ended by a Honda Accord driven by William Macari. The police cruiser was sent flying forward into the Chrysler Pacifica in front of it.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The officer was the only person injured as a result of the accident. He was airlifted to a local hospital but is expected to recover.

Macari was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in New York 

1/1 Greenlawn, NY – Rear-End Accident Injures Officer on Pulaski Rd Rear-end accidents take place in the blink of an eye in the state of New York. These accidents happen due to many different reasons but speeding, distracted driving, and drunk driving are some of the main reasons. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been injured in a car accident that took place in the state of New York, you have a variety of options moving forward.

New York car accidents lead to many different injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, paralysis, and more. These injuries can sometimes be so severe that they land a victim in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. This can have a financial impact on your life as you are trying to move forward physically. You have the right to speak with an accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano will diligently assist you after a car accident that was caused by another party. We believe that you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. We will help you gain compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should never stand alone. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can assist you.

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