The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that back-over/back-up accidents are responsible for injuring or killing people every year in the United States. Tragically, some fatalities involve children struck by vehicles backing out of driveways. Syracuse also has its fair share of injuries and fatalities due to drivers neglecting to look behind their vehicles before backing up.
Sometimes, backing-up accidents in Syracuse involve one car backing into another, which can result in property damage. In cases where the driver of the car is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the damage caused can be more than just property damage, especially if the driver is backing up at a high rate of speed.
Syracuse residents who have been injured by someone backing out of their driveway or parking spot may be compensated for injuries and other damages. Contact William Mattar today to talk to a Syracuse car accident lawyer who will discuss your case with you at a free initial consultation.