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Three Killed by Drunk Driver on Long Island

Three Killed by Drunk Driver on Long Island

New Hyde Park, NY – Three people were killed on Saturday, May 21, 2022, around 11 p.m. The crash took place on the Jericho Turnpike.  

According to police, Dante Lennon was drunk driving a Mercedes Benz and T-boned a Lincoln Town Car. There were six people traveling in the Lincoln Town Car. The crash killed three women and injured the driver and the two other passengers of the Lincoln. The driver and other passengers were transported to the hospital. Lennon was arrested with three counts of vehicular manslaughter and DWI. 

The three women killed have been identified as Nguyen Tu, 41, Marlene Luu, 66, and Hoa Ho, 68.

Car Accidents 

About 30% of traffic fatalities in the United States involve drunk drivers. In this devastating accident, the victims and their families should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • How much alcohol was in the driver’s system 
  • Where the driver was drinking 
  • Police accident report 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Accident history on this road 
  • Any history of driver with drugs or alcohol 
  • Any testing of driver for drugs or alcohol 

When another person’s negligence causes a car accident, the victims may be left with extensive injuries including: 

  • Head injuries  
  • Back and spine injuries  
  • Rib injuries  
  • Neck and shoulder injuries  
  • And many more…  

Car Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents and have found that some common causes include: 

  • Inexperienced drivers  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Fatigue  
  • Speeding or reckless driving  
  • Congested roads  
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance  
  • Improperly secured loads and equipment   

Our team of trusted and experienced car accident attorneys have helped clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible in over 50,000 cases.  If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.   

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – Jericho Turnpike

Jericho turnpike





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