Bicycle Rider Died In Brooklyn Semi-Truck Accident Near The Intersection of Parkside Avenue and Parade Place
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (January 22, 2022) – A bicyclist has tragically died in a car accident with a semi-truck near the intersection of Parkside Avenue and Parade Place.
New York City police officials are saying that the collision took place around 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday. A bicyclist was crossing the intersection when they were hit by a semi-truck.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Sadly, the 25-year-old cyclist died due to the severity of their injuries.
A full investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Brooklyn Semi-Truck Accidents
Thousands of people are killed or seriously injured in semi-truck accidents every year. According to the NHTSA, “In 2020 there were 4,965 people killed in crashes involving large trucks. This was a 1-percent decrease from 5,032 in 2019.” There are a number of factors that could contribute to a semi-truck accident.
- Poor road conditions
- Inclement weather
- Driver distraction
- Driver fatigue
Semi-truck drivers must exercise due care to avoid hitting pedestrians. A large number of bicycle accidents are due to drivers that make unsafe turns. The family of any person that is killed in a semi-truck accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. A truck accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Brooklyn Semi-Truck Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured due to the negligent actions of a truck driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need a free independent investigation into any collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.