West Islip, NY – Update: Identity of Truck Driver Killed in Commercial Truck Accident Released
West Islip, NY (February 1, 2019) – On Friday morning, February 1, police and paramedics were called to the scene of a truck accident that claimed the life of one man on the Robert Moses Causeway. Authorities have now identified the deceased victim as 37-year-old Nathan A. Bolden, of Flushing.
The fatal crash was reported to have taken place at around 10:11 a.m. for reasons that have not been determined at this time. According to authorities, Bolden had been traveling northbound along the Robert Moses Causeway, just south of the main span bridge in a commercial truck registered to a company called, “CallAhead.” Bolden lost control of the truck and veered into the southbound lane before rolling over off the roadway.
Emergency responders accompanied police at the scene where they found Bolden unresponsive. He was sadly pronounced dead a short time later. Whether or not the crash was caused by a vehicle malfunction, negligent operation, another driver, or any other reason is currently under investigation.
No further details have been provided at this time.
This story has been updated. The original article can be found here.
Truck Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our deepest condolences are wholeheartedly extended to the loved ones of Nathan A. Bolden during this tragic and devastating time. Sadly, New York truck accidents are commonly fatal due to the size and power of such vehicles. While it can be terribly difficult, it is important for the bereaved family to realize that they may have very significant rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that there are not many things as overwhelming as the sudden loss of a loved one. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a loved one in a New York truck accident due to the actions of another party or entity such as a manufacturer, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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