10/06/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley
Ithaca, NY– A two-vehicle collision killed a Colorado woman when her car was hit by a semi-truck on Monday, October 4, 2010. The fatal crash occurred at around 3:13 p.m., on state Route 13 in Tompkins County, as reported by The Post-Standard.
State police officials reported, a Honda driven by Jade E. Moore, 24, of Boulder, Colo. was traveling northbound on Mineah Road, when she apparently failed to yield to a stop sign and drove into the path of a tractor-trailer, which was headed east on state Route 13. The semi-truck slammed into the driver’s side of the car and both vehicles came to a stop in a ditch on the north side of the roadway.
Moore was rushed by responding emergency crews to Cayuga Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.
A passenger in the Honda, Bill R. Moore, 25, of Soper, Okla., sustained a traumatic brain injury and was rushed to Cayuga Medical Center, where he was transferred to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. He is currently listed in critical condition.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, Pierre Perron, 58, of St. Madeleine, Quebec, was uninjured in the wreck.
A full investigation is underway.
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