Mount Hope, NY – Officer Among Those Killed After Fatal Accident on Cross Bronx Expressway
Mount Hope, NY (February 17, 2019) – In the Bronx, an officer who was gravely injured has now been tragically pronounced deceased. The fatal accident that took his life happened earlier this week.
The officer has been identified as 22-year-old Richard Lue, who passed away yesterday due to his injuries after his car was launched over a concrete barrier on the Cross Bronx Expressway near Webster Avenue and into the path of a truck. He was still in the beginning stages of his job at Rikers Island at the time.
One other person also lost their life at the time of the accident, identified as 28-year-old Jaquan Cesar, of Beacon. He had been trying to help injured parties in the multi-vehicle accident that took his life.
The roadway was closed for about eight hours as the police investigation into the matter took place.
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At this time, our hearts go out to the loved ones of Richard Lue and Jaquan Cesar. We hope they will be able to find some peace during this devastating time. Every year, thousands of people will be injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents across New York. If you have lost somebody close to you in an accident that happened due to the negligence of another party, you have many rights in the midst of such a tumultuous incident. We want to help you recover compensation on behalf of your loved one when they have been taken too soon in an accident that was not their fault through the use of a wrongful death claim.
If you have experienced the loss of a loved one in one of these life-altering accidents, our attorneys at Hach & Rose are here to stand by your side and apply their knowledge of New York laws to your case to help you obtain the results you deserve. You deserve to be able to move forward with your claim and receive damages for funeral costs, lost wages, medical bills, and many other needs. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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