Bronx, NY (August 5, 2020) – According to police, a woman was killed after a tractor-trailer struck her vehicle along the Cross Bronx Expressway on Wednesday morning, August 5th. Officers say it happened at around 12:30 a.m.
The victim, identified only as a female driver, was sitting in her vehicle alongside the expressway after it broke down. A tractor-trailer then struck the vehicle and emergency crews were immediately dispatched to the scene.
Responders arrived and pronounced the woman deceased at the crash site. Police officers closed down several lanes of the expressway for multiple hours following the crash.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation. No further details have been made available.
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Fatal Trucking Accidents in New York
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), deadly collisions with large commercial tractor-trailers rose to peak levels during 2017. Statistics show that trucking accidents in New York are repetitively fatal, many of which are triggered by absolutely no fault of the victims but by issues such as improper loading and poor stopping distance. After any such tragic accident, it is essential for bereaved families to understand that they may have the right to be compensated for their suffering and losses.
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