Jamaica, NY – Driver Fatally Hit by Box Truck on Nassau Expy

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Jamaica, NY - Driver Fatally Hit by Box Truck on Nassau Expy

Jamaica, NY (April 2, 2024) – On Monday, April 1, a driver was killed after a crash involving a box truck in the Jamaica area. The deadly collision took place on Nassau Expressway near the John F. Kennedy Expressway that afternoon around 1:15 p.m. Local reports revealed that the victim was parked on the shoulder in a Honda CR-V at the time of the fatal crash. 

It was later revealed that the Honda was hit by an oncoming box truck on the highway. The driver, a 68-year-old man, was transported to Jamaica Hospital for treatment of critical injuries. He was later pronounced dead. The identity of the deceased victim has not been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be provided as it continues. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Box Truck Crashes in New York

Jamaica, NY - Driver Fatally Hit by Box Truck on Nassau ExpyLarge commercial vehicle crashes remain a major concern throughout the state of New York. In 2021, 5,700 large trucks were involved in deadly crashes in the United States, increasing nearly 18 percent from the year before and over 49 percent in the past decade. Large trucks are thought to be involved in 8.1 percent of fatal collisions in New York. In March 2023, 575 deadly trucking accidents were reported around New York City, and 1,437 heavy trucks were engaged in fatal collisions in the state that year. You should work with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible if you or someone you care about is coping with the fallout from an 18-wheeler accident.

A truck injury case can be very complicated, and you need to be sure that you have a qualified Jamaica semi-truck crash lawyer on your side at every stage of your case. The trained legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP has a proven track record of helping injured parties pursue full recoveries. If you are ready to get to work on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact our law offices today at (516) 774-3635. 

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Disclaimers: To promote safety and prevent tragic accidents, we urge individuals in our community to drive slowly and cautiously. This news article is not intended as a solicitation for business. Any information provided should not be considered professional medical or legal advice. Additionally, please note that the photo used in this post is not from the location of the collision.

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