Queens, NY – One Killed in Fatal Crash on Long Island Expressway
Queens, NY (June 29, 2019) – A 67-year-old man was killed and six others received injuries following a fatal crash on the Long Island Expressway in Queens this past week.
The accident allegedly took place around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday when a 67-year-old man was driving his black Honda SUV and suddenly swerved to the left, causing his vehicle to flip into oncoming traffic in the westbound lanes.
This caused four other vehicles to slam into his, causing severe injuries to those involved. The 67-year-old man was transported to the Elmhurst Hospital but could tragically not be saved.
Four other drivers involved were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition at this time.
The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Fatal Accidents in New York
Thousands of people are killed in fatal accidents every year and New York is no stranger to this. Many of the reasons why these accidents occur include speeding, drunk driving, distractions, drowsy driving, and many other related reasons. If you have suffered losses in a serious and fatal New York car accident, you have many rights under the law. An attorney can help you gain momentum in your case as you work toward the damages you deserve.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose are here to offer their full support to you during one of the most devastating times in your life. If you believe that a loved one was killed due to the outright negligence of another party, please contact us for more information on how we can assist you at this time at 212-779-0057.
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