Brooklyn, NY – One Killed in Fatal Truck Crash on Gowanus Expy

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (March 11, 2021) – Around 11:23 p.m. on Wednesday night, March 10, a fatal truck crash took place on a highway in Brooklyn.

According to local officials, the accident took place on the Gowanus Expressway around the area of 92nd Street. The crash took place when a sedan slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer when the driver lost control.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The female passenger inside the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, identified as a 30-year-old male, was hospitalized and then placed in police custody with a variety of charges.

The roadway was blocked in numerous lanes of traffic as police cleared the scene.

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Truck Accidents in New York 

Truck accidents are some of the most catastrophic and life-altering accidents that occur on our roads every year. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads that are capable of causing extensive harm. In one recent year’s time, approximately 121 people were killed in horrific New York truck accidents. These accidents occur due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have lost a loved one in a sudden accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should have the help of a legal advocate moving forward.

No amount of money can bring back the life of a loved one who has lost their life in a New York truck accident. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Losing somebody close to you can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should have an attorney by your side. You should seek help as soon as possible so that you do not miss out on any opportunities at this time.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to assisting those who have lost loved ones in accidents. We will aggressively fight to protect your rights after you have lost somebody closest to you in an accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a New York wrongful death attorney at 516-484-4010 for the help you deserve.

Notes: Our writers use secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include police and fire accident reports, news stories and newspaper stories, and first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the accidents. For that reason, the details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. If you do find any information that is incorrect, contact our firm to have a correction made immediately. If you would prefer the post to be removed from our site, let us know and we will accommodate you as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. have strived to build a solid reputation in the local business community throughout the decades. These posts are written to bring attention to the dangers related to serious accidents in our region and hope that everyone uses caution when operating a motor vehicle  The photos used in this post were not taken at the accident scene. The information in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business.

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.