An SUV crash during a Chanukah Festival, leaves numerous people with injury reports a New York Car Accident Lawyer.
It was early in the afternoon during a festival celebrating the fifth day of Hanukkah in Woodmere, NY when an SUV lost control and caused a horrific accident. The festival, called “Chanukah Wonderland”, is meant to teach children the meaning of the holiday. There were already over 100 people in the building during the time of the accident. The driver of the car is a 76 year old man from Atlantic Beach, which is also part of Nassau County. He lost control of his SUV, careening into oncoming traffic where he hit another automobile. He then drove through the building on Broadway into the festival. Nassau County Police have not determined what caused the crash. Many festival goers suffered injury, ranging from lacerations to blunt force trauma. One man sustained serious injury when the SUV flipped over onto him. Reports do not list his injury, but did state it was not fatal. Fourteen people in total sustained injury. They were rushed to Withrop University Medical Center; located at 259 First Street Mineola NY 11501, and Nassau University Medical Center; located at 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554 for treatment. The driver of the SUV was also treated for shock. He is not facing any criminal charges.
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