Manhattan, NY – Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash at 34th St and 6th Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Manhattan, NY (November 18, 2020) – Around 7:15 a.m. on Monday, November 16, a fatal tractor-trailer crash took the life of one victim in Manhattan.

According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of 34th Street and 6th Avenue when a Mustang and a tractor-trailer collided with one another. Police did not comment on the circumstances leading up to the accident.

The 60-year-old male driver of the Mustang, who has not yet been formally identified, was found unresponsive by paramedics. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A 57-year-old female passenger who was in his vehicle was injured and hospitalized but she is expected to be okay.

The 33-year-old male driver of the tractor-trailer remained at the scene of the accident and was not injured.

Police are still working on their investigation into 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 victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Truck Accidents in New York

Truck accidents are becoming more common on New York roads than ever before. Though many of these accidents lead to injuries, others lead to fatal results to those involved. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration confirmed that there were 121 fatalities involved large trucks in New York in the year 2017. These accidents have been increasing every single year. If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident that you believe could have been prevented, you have many options moving forward.

No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost in a New York truck accident. However, it can help families move forward on a financial level as they are grieving the sudden loss of a loved one. If you have suffered immense losses due to a truck accident, you and your family likely wonder where you can turn in your dire time of need. Speaking with a New York car accident attorney who has handled truck accident claims in the past may be able to help you move forward with your wrongful death claim. It is important that you act quickly to retain your rights.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are dedicated to every aspect of your claim after you have suffered the unexpected loss of a loved one. We will aggressively work to protect your rights during this challenging and complex time. Truck accidents can be vastly complicated due to the fact that they could involve various at-fault parties or regulations that you are not quite familiar with. If you have lost a loved one due to a truck accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact a New York wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind at 516-484-4010.

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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.