Brooklyn, NY – Jack Levy Killed in Fatal Crash on Strickland Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (June 11, 2021) – Around 1 a.m. on Friday morning, June 11, a man was killed in a fatal crash in Brooklyn.

According to NYPD officials, the accident happened on Strickland Avenue in front of the Sunrise Senior Living Facility. At the time, a 22-year-old man was driving a Tesla at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a fence at the facility. The vehicle then crashed into a wall, which caused severe damages.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help. Five people inside the vehicle were taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The 18-year-old passenger in the vehicle, identified as Jack Levy, was pronounced dead. The injured victims were identified as the driver, as well as three passengers aged 18, 24, and 22.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.

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.

Fatal Accidents in New York 

Every year, hundreds of lives are lost as a result of fatal crashes throughout the state of New York. In just one recent year’s time in the state of New York, over 292 people were killed in fatal collisions due to the recklessness of others. The unfortunate truth is that many lives are lost in fatal accidents every year in the state of New York due to the negligent acts of others. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to occur due to the acts of others. If you have lost a loved one in a collision, you should seek the immediate help of an attorney.

New York car accidents happen every single day, some of which lead to fatal results. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, you may have options. Bringing a wrongful death claim is when you hold somebody responsible for the loss of a loved one in an accident. Some of the most common types of fatal crashes include driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. You must be able to show that the party who caused your accident acted with disregard to your safety and the safety of others on our roads. If you have lost somebody you love in a collision, you should never have to stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at

Our dedicated attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have compassionately assisted those who have lost loved ones in fatal crashes throughout the state of New York. By working with an attorney and bringing a wrongful death suit, you can hold a party liable for a wide array of aspects. You may be able to gain compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can assist you.

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About the Author
Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner in Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller’s extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. He tries cases for the catastrophically injured victims of construction site accidents, motor vehicle and premises accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is a detail oriented, tenacious attorney committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients; he has obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements.