Manhattan, NY (May 12, 2020) – A Metropolitan Transit Authority truck collided with a Pepsi truck, sending two people to the hospital on Tuesday morning, May 11th. The truck crash occurred at around 5:30 a.m. along West 42nd Street, in the vicinity of Times Square.
According to responding officials, an MTA utility vehicle struck a Pepsi truck that was sitting idle in a westbound bus lane. The accident happened between 6th Avenue and Broadway, and emergency responders were immediately dispatched to the scene.
A total of two victims were transported to a nearby hospital but their conditions have only been reported as non-life threatening. The official cause of the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Trucking Accidents in New York
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, deaths due to collisions with tractor-trailers surged to their highest levels back in 2017. Such sudden crashes continue to end in catastrophe, and trucking accidents in New York are often among the most severe due to the power of such immense vehicles. These accidents are often triggered by such issues as improper loading or poor vehicle maintenance, and after a sudden crash injures you or a family member, it is important to know your rights, moving forward.
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