Chestnut Ridge, NY (June 7, 2020) – On Friday, a fatal truck crash took the life of one victim in Chestnut Ridge.
The accident, according to police, took place on the Garden State Parkway when a pickup truck slammed into the back of a large tractor-trailer for reasons that are not yet known.
The driver of the pickup truck was identified as Edgar Vega, who was taken to the hospital along with another passenger. The backseat passenger, identified as 23-year-old Luis Vega, was ejected from the pickup truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The tractor-trailer driver was not injured in the accident.
Police are still investigating the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in New York
In 2017, it was reported that accidents involving large commercial trucks rose to peak levels within the U.S. New York experiences many types of accidents each year, some of which involve trucks. These accidents tend to be among the most life-altering due to the fact that they involve such large vehicles. The damages that they cause is usually catastrophic. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident that you believe was not their fault, it is essential that you and your family seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in New York.
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