Manhattan, NY - Robert Lavanant Dies in 6th Ave Car Crash

Manhattan, NY – Robert Lavanant Dies in 6th Ave Car Crash

Manhattan, NY (November 21, 2020) – A driver in midtown Manhattan was killed when a tractor-trailer crashed into his car on Monday, November 16th.

According to preliminary reports, at about 8:00 a.m., 60-year-old Robert Lavanant was traveling northbound along Sixth Avenue in a 2015 Ford Mustang when, for reasons that have yet to be determined, a 2017 Western Star tractor-trailer traveling eastbound along 34th Street collided with his car.  

Lavanant was transported via ambulance to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His 57-year-old passenger was also taken to Bellevue and is currently listed in stable condition. 

The tractor-trailer operator, a 33-year-old male, remained at the accident site.  

This accident is under investigation by local law enforcement.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided. 

Our local New York wrongful death attorney Michael A. Rose is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our New York wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today. 

Fatal Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Manhattan

Manhattan, NY - Robert Lavanant Dies in 6th Ave Car Crash

In a 2014 publication issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, it states that close to 83% of all tractor-trailer accidents in New York were caused by basic driver error. The mistakes that most often led to fatal or catastrophic vehicle collisions were following too closely, driver inattention, dangerous lane changes, not yielding the right-of-way, and improper passing.

Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims and their families throughout the United States who have sustained injuries or lost a loved one in an accident.  We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured or is grieving the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one that occurred as a result of an accident. To obtain a free police accident report, contact our wrongful death lawyer in New York today. 

When we lose a loved one in a careless, reckless, or negligent accident that could have been prevented, it may feel like no amount of compensation could make us feel complete again.  Filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible parties can ensure that you are able to cope with the loss of your family. 

If you recently lost a loved one in a preventable accident, call to speak with our New York wrongful death lawyer, Michael A. Rose, as soon as possible to protect your rights and get justice for your deceased family member. If you believe your loved one’s fatal accident was caused by another driver’s careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another, you need legal guidance. We can help you. To speak to New York wrongful death lawyer, Michael A. Rose, call 1-888-657-1460 today.

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