At the end of March, there was a serious accident that happened on the Long Island Expressway in Shirley. This information comes from the Suffolk County Police.
A pick-up truck was traveling west near exit 68 at around 3:30 in the afternoon. It hit a minivan, and then crossed the median and hit a motorcycle and another minivan.
Police say that multiple people had to be taken to local hospitals. One person, who was in the second minivan that was hit, was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. The motorcycle driver was also left in serious condition.
The police charged the driver of the truck with a DWI. They have been continuing to investigate the circumstances that led to the crash. The identities of the driver who was charged as well as the identity of the person who died is not known.
Have you lost a loved one in a car accident? Was the accident caused by another driver who was drinking or acting criminally? If another driver was acting negligently or criminally and this caused the death of your loved one, they could be held liable. You could receive financial compensation for the death by filing a wrongful death claim.
For help with a wrongful death suit in New York, contact Frekhtman & Associates at (212) 222-1111.
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