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Intersection accident between a car and garbage truck

Intersection accident between a car and garbage truck

A serious truck accident in Nassau County Long Island, NY in the town of Inwood occurred at approximately 4 a.m. on Saturday November 28, 2015. A garbage truck crashed into a passenger vehicle at the corner of Sheridan Boulevard and Bayview Avenue.

The collision caused an explosion with flames emanating from the wreck. One resident who heard the crash compared it to an airplane crashing and described it as a horrible sound. Two passengers in the passenger vehicle were killed while the garbage truck driver was taken to a local hospital with injuries.

An accident like the above could likely be caused by one driver disregarding a red light at 4 a.m. when traffic conditions are often very light. Excessive speed could have also played a role since the crash was severe with an explosion and fire.

F&A injury lawyers represents individuals who were seriously injured in auto, truck, bus, and motorcycle accidents. We have handled many cases similar to the above involving intersection accidents between a car and a truck. It is very important to conduct a quick investigation, to canvass witnesses, to photo the scene, and possibly hire a safety expert to delve further.