Throgs Neck, NY – Two Workers Injured During Collision Involving Dump Truck
Throgs Neck, NY (November 8, 2018) – An accident between two work vehicles on the Cross Bronx Expressway took place Wednesday, November 7, at an unspecified time, according to authorities. The collision that involved a yellow dump truck and a white SUV resulted in the injuries of two individuals who were on-the-job at the time of the crash.
Police in the area stated that the dump truck driver veered off the expressway and subsequently crashed into trees. Emergency workers had to extricate the victim from the truck and then place him into an ambulance that rushed the injured man to a local hospital.
The front-end of the dump truck became so lodged into the trees due to the impact of the crash that I had to be detached from the rest of the vehicle.
According to authorities, the white SUV belonged to a Long Island laundromat company and it became involved in the accident for reasons that are currently unknown. The employee who was operating the SUV was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
No further information has been provided at this time as investigators are likely looking into the events that led to this incident.
New York Truck Accidents and Workplace Injuries
We wish to offer our kindest sympathies to the injured victims of this accident. Truck accidents in New York often take place for many different reasons. In a crash such as this one, which may likely be considered a New York workplace accident, the reasons can include anything from the negligent operation of the vehicle to a problem with the mechanics of the truck or the weight that the driver was hauling at the time of the accident.
It is terribly important to understand that if another person, company, or employer are liable for a crash that results in your injuries, you may possibly have the right to file for financial compensation. An experienced New York accident lawyer can ease your encumbrances and guide you along the often complicated path toward full reimbursement for your losses.
At Hach and Rose, we understand the emotional and financial stress that commonly follows an unforeseen accident. If you have been injured in a New York truck accident or other workplace accident, please don’t wait to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you today.
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