Sonya Watson and Ryan Gately Involved in Crash at Phil-Mart Drive-Thru

Sonya Watson and Ryan Gately Involved in Crash at Phil-Mart Drive-Thru

Car accidents can be a very serious matter, and they can have impacts that are long-reaching and devastating. It is essential for all drivers to use caution and follow the rules of the road when they are driving. If they do not, they could cause a wreck and end up injuring other people. Car accidents can happen any time even in parking lots of on backroads, so it is vital to always remain vigilant.

Police in Salem reported a two-car crash at around 4:30 p.m. on May 25. The accident took place at a drive-thru near Phil-Mart. Upon arrival, first responders learned that a 2008 Mazda being driven by Sonya Watson was driving forward and stopped when a 2003 GMC being driven by Ryan Gately rolled forward and hit the back of the Mazda. Emergency responders arrived at the scene and found there were minor injuries and administered care at the scene. No one was transported to the hospital, however. Gately appeared to be intoxicated when the incident occurred.

Car Accidents and Injuries

Vehicle accidents can cause severe injuries to victims. It is vital for all drivers to remember that they are sharing the road with many other people. The actions you take while behind the wheel can impact other people, also. All drivers have a duty of care to the others on the road around them. When victims are injured in these accidents, they can seek compensation for their injuries. They deserve assistance as they seek to recover their rights.

As concerned members of the community, we urge everyone to drive safely and remember the consequences of negligent driving. We do not want these accidents to happen as they devastate lives. However, we know that even the most attentive driver can be in an accident. We are also here to help victims who are seeking assistance. The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman is happy to answer your questions.

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