New York, NY (October 5, 2023) – A fatal truck accident reported on the Upper East Side claimed the life of one man on Wednesday morning.
The New York Police Department was notified of the crash at around 3:30 a.m. on October 4.
According to official reports, a moped and a box truck were involved in the collision in the area of East 94th Street and Second Avenue.
Two people were on the moped at the time of the crash. Both victims were ejected from the vehicle.
The driver of the moped suffered a severe injury to the head. The victims were transported to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell. The driver passed away from their injuries after arriving.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Our condolences are with the family of the man who died in this crash.
Fatal truck accidents take the lives of countless people in the state of New York each year. There are many instances where these accidents are a result of negligence. Speeding drivers, careless trucking companies, and unreliable maintenance companies continue to be the leading causes of automobile collisions across our state.
After losing a loved one in a fatal truck accident, your family has the ability to file a wrongful death claim for the damages that you face. Some of the damages that you can recover include compensation for your economic losses, such as medical expenses incurred before death, funeral costs, the loss of financial support from the deceased individual, and future earnings that would have been contributed over time. You also have the ability to recover compensation for the non-economic damages you face, such as loss of consortium, loss of support, and loss of services.
Unfortunately, many families are unaware of how to move forward after losing a loved one due to a fatal truck accident. It is imperative that your family recognizes that this is not a process that you have to go through alone. Seeking guidance from a commercial vehicle accident lawyer can help to ensure your legal rights and best interests are protected at every step of the legal process. Your attorney will provide you with invaluable guidance as you navigate the legal system and pursue compensation that is rightfully yours.
At Burg Simpson, we are dedicated to providing top-quality legal representation for families who have lost a loved one in a fatal trucking accident. Our experienced lawyers work tirelessly to ensure that justice is served and that our clients receive the compensation they deserve. We are proud of our recognition as one of America’s best law firms and are fully committed to helping each client we represent get justice and hold negligent parties accountable.
If you have suffered such a loss, please do not hesitate to schedule a free consultation with our fearless truck accident lawyers today by calling (888) 895-2080. Let us fight for your rights against big trucking companies and help you find closure during this difficult time. You can trust us to be there for you every step of the way.
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