Brooklyn, NY (December 20, 2020) – Around 4 a.m. on Sunday morning, a driver was killed in a truck accident in Brooklyn.
According to officials, the accident took place at the intersection of East 88th Street and Flatlands Avenue. Police confirmed that a vehicle slammed into a New York City sanitation truck for reasons that are not yet known. The other vehicle was identified as a Nissan Altima.
One sanitation worker was inside the truck while another was off to the side and witnessed the accident.
Police confirmed that the damages to the Nissan were so severe that the 32-year-old driver had to be rescued from his vehicle. He was taken to the hospital where he tragically died from his injuries.
Police have since identified the victim as 32-year-old Kenneth Pamphile.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in New York
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic and life-altering accidents on our roadways. In one recent year’s time, over 121 people were killed in truck accidents in the state of New York. Because trucks are known for being some of the largest vehicles on our roadways, they are known for causing severe harm to those involved. If you have lost somebody that you love as a result of an accident, you should be prepared to speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
No amount of money can bring back the life of a loved one who has been lost in an accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level as you grieve your immense losses. Having a knowledgeable New York truck accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We are here to assist you as you work toward results in your wrongful death claim.
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