Shirley, NY (February 10, 2019) – Police reported that one person was killed and another person was seriously injured in a fatal accident in Shirley this morning, February 10.
The accident took place around 1 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the William Floyd Parkway at Dawn Drive. A vehicle struck a Jeep from behind, according to police. This started a fire.
Witnesses said that they ran over to the Jeep to take the victim out but they were unable to rescue him due to the intense flames. The person in the other vehicle was taken to the hospital with a variety of serious injuries.
Police have not yet released the name of the Jeep driver. No charges have yet been filed due to the accident.
In research that was conducted over two year’s time, over 1,098 fatalities were reported across the entire state of New York. Many people would lose their lives and others would be seriously injured and hospitalized due to these significant and serious accidents that happen in the blink of an eye at times. When drivers make road mistakes, anything can go awry and lives can be lost as a result. Losing somebody close to you can be one of the most challenging and devastating things you will ever experience, which is why you need a wrongful death attorney on your side every step of the way.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that you are going through one of the most life-altering times in your life and would like to take this time to extend our sincere condolences to you if you have been struggling to come to terms with the horrific accident that took the life of your loved one. Contact us to find out what we can do for you in your time of need at 212-779-0057.
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