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In a Rental Car Crash, Who's Liable?

If you've ever been involved in a rental car crash, you may have been left wondering: who's liable? Questions about liability are circling after a New York rental car accident on the Sprain Brook Parkway early Sunday claimed four lives, reports Westchester County's The Journal News. The New York state police authorities reported that a rental vehicle veered off a New York parkway, drove up the grassy shoulder, and then collided into a bridge abutment.

The four victims ranged from the ages 18 to 20, and although police confirmed no evidence of drugs or alcohol thus far, authorities are still awaiting autopsy results, reports The Journal News

This tragic accident leaves many questions still lingering. In seeking to answer "who is liable in a rental car crash in New York?" here are things to consider.