Brooklyn Truck Accident: One Person Injured In Carol Gardens Truck Accident On Brooklyn Queens Expressway
CAROLL GARDENS, NEW YORK (March 15, 2020) – One person was injured in a truck accident that took place on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway.
New York Police Department officials are saying that the collision occurred around 1:00 p.m. not far from Union Street. For reasons that remain under investigation a semi-truck collided with a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. They were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. An investigation into the cause of the car accident remains ongoing at this time
Liability In Caroll Gardens Truck Accidents
There are a number of reasons that truck accidents occur. According to the FMCSA, “Fatigue, drinking alcohol, and speeding are major factors in motor vehicle crashes overall. Although their presence does not always result in a crash, these three factors, as well as other driver, vehicle, and environmental factors, can increase the risk that a crash will occur.” Any person that is injured in a truck accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A truck accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal rights are.
Investigating A Caroll Gardens Truck Accident
We at Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson extend our thoughts and prayers to the victim of this accident. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. The vast majority of these types of accidents can be prevented when drivers simply slow down.