- October 10, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Tow Truck Driver Killed On Long Island Expressway Accident
Queens, NY – A tow truck driver was killed on Saturday, October 8, 2022, around 3:20 a.m. The crash took place on the Long Island Expressway.
According to police, the tow truck driver, Carlos Santiago, 47, was hooking up a disabled vehicle when two cars crashed into the tow truck. Santiago was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Irresponsible drivers cause thousands of pedestrian accidents every year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing:
- Vehicle blind spots
- Driving records
- Driver accident history
- Vehicle accident history
- Police accident report
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Police and texting records of the driver
- Inspection of the LIE
- Accident history on the LIE
- Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
- Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible. While handling several of these cases, attorneys at The Barnes Firm have found common causes of pedestrian accidents usually include one or more of the following:
- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield right of way
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. 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.