West Hempstead, NY (October 21, 2021) – On Thursday morning, October 21, a fatal crash occurred on a roadway in West Hempstead.
According to police, the accident happened on Westminster Road near the Fairlawn Avenue area. An 18-year-old female was operating her BMW X3 headed north on the roadway when she struck a parked vehicle in the area. The BW was severely damaged and left debris scattered all over the roadway.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. A 19-year-old male passenger and a 17-year-old female passenger in the BMW were pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The teen driver was rushed to the hospital and has been listed in stable condition.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in New York
Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of New York. Though car accidents take on many forms, many lives are lost as a result of fatal accidents every year. In fact, hundreds of lives are lost every year due to these horrific accidents. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a fatal accident that was caused by another party. Many families are left feeling confused and alone after they have suffered such enormous losses. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, you should never have to stand alone. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The loss of a loved one can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have sustained these immense losses, you have a variety of options. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you should have an attorney on your side who can answer any questions that you have along the way. You should be prepared to speak with a West Hempstead wrongful death lawyer along the way.
West Hempstead Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our dedicated accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal wrongful death accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident and offer our help and resources along the way. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in West Hempstead at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can assist you.
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