Manhattan, NY – Two Dead in Suspected DUI Crash on FDR Dr Near E. 72nd StNY/NJ Legal News
Manhattan, NY (March 04, 2022) – A driver believed to be under the influence crashed his car into a wall on FDR Drive on Friday, March 4th killing two passengers believed to be his sister and her girlfriend.
The 33-year-old male was traveling northbound on FDR Drive in the area of East 72nd Street on the city’s Upper East Side at about 4:30 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and struck the sidewall along the roadway.
Both passengers died at the scene.
The driver was transported by ambulance to Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is expected to survive and be taken into custody. Charges are pending.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Wrongful Deaths in New York
Claims of wrongful death can be brought against any person who is liable for the death of another through either negligent or illegal actions. These claims provide the deceased’s estate or surviving family with the means to seek financial compensation from the responsible party.
Our New York wrongful death attorneys have assisted the families of hundreds of wrongful death victims. We recognize the devastating reality of these cases. Losing somebody you love to the negligent acts of another party is a uniquely distressing experience; one for which the law offers a legal solution.
Manhattan Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Manhattan wrongful death attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help bereaved families by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one.
Metro Law’s car accident attorneys in Manhattan work diligently to ensure those harmed by the negligent actions of others hold wrongdoers accountable. Our team is dedicated to helping grieving families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
We strive to ensure their legal rights are protected after being harmed in preventable collisions throughout the state. Our team works diligently to help victims hold those at fault accountable and collect the maximum amount of compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages resulting from their accidents.
If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in New York at (800) 469-6476 to explore legal action available for you.
Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.