Brooklyn, NY – Bicycle Accident on Broadway Involving Truck Driver Leads to Fatality
Brooklyn, NY (March 3, 2019) – On Thursday, February 28th, police responded to a bicycle accident involving a tanker truck that led to fatal injuries in one person. The accident took place on Broadway just west of Rodney Street.
When emergency responders arrived at the scene of the accident, they found that a 25-year-old female bicyclist was unconscious and unresponsive. She was found lying in the roadway with various types of trauma throughout her body.
EMS arrived at the scene of the accident and officially pronounced the cyclist deceased.
Witnesses said that either a grey or silver tanker truck had been traveling eastbound and approaching the intersection when the truck struck the bicyclist. The vehicle continued onward after it struck the bicyclist.
At this time, there have been no arrests and the investigation into the matter is ongoing.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to take this time to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the cyclist whose life was lost in this horrific and preventable accident. Especially in cases involving hit-and-run drivers, you or your loved ones might be feeling hopeless about where to turn and how you can receive justice in your case. These accidents can be detrimental to those involved and we want you to remember that our dedicated wrongful death attorneys in New York are here for you every step of the way.
At Hach & Rose, we have made it our personal responsibility to assist those who have been affected by the recklessness of another party. As you move forward in the midst of your claim, you might find that you have many rights under New York law and attorneys who are willing to help you obtain the compensation you deserve for many aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information on what we can do for you at 212-779-0057.
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