Posted on Friday, June 28th, 2019 at 12:00 am
Queens, NY (June 27, 2019) – Four vehicles were reported to have been involved in a multi-vehicle crash on the Long Island Expressway that tragically left one person dead. According to authorities, the collision occurred around 1:25 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, June 27th, near Exit 17 in Queens.
According to officials, four vehicles collided in the eastbound lanes of the LIE, resulting in police and paramedics at the scene where one of the vehicles involved overturned due to the impact. Officials at the crash site were able to confirm that one person, identified only as a 52-year-old man, sadly lost his life in the accident. One other person sustained injuries that have been considered minor, while the other two parties refused medical attention.
Police stated that traffic was backed up for several hours following the collision but no further information has been released.
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First and foremost, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim as they attempt to cope during this tragic time. We would also like to express our sympathies for the injured victim as we maintain hope for their full and healthy recovery. Following a New York car accident, it is important to understand that you may likely have significant rights, particularly in the event that the victim was not at fault for the crash.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys have devoted their careers to those who have been affected by the actions of another party. We recognize the immense hindrances that often arise in the aftermath of a serious collision. If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a New York car accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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