Manhattan, NY – Two Killed When Car Plunges off Henry Hudson Pky onto Train Tracks Below

Manhattan, NY – Two Killed When Car Plunges off Henry Hudson Pky onto Train Tracks Below

Manhattan, NY (February 28, 2022) – Police say excessive speed caused a car to plummet off the Henry Hudson Parkway and onto Amtrak train tracks on Monday, February 28th.

The fiery accident left two men dead and stalled traffic for hours.

Police suspect that the driver was speeding when he lost control of his vehicle at about 2:00 a.m. in the area of 183rd Street, causing it to go airborne. The vehicle then cleared the concrete barrier and catapulted to the embankment below with both occupants still inside. 

The car immediately burst into flames. The driver, a 39-year-old out-of-state male, was ejected and killed. 

The body of a second man was discovered inside, deceased, and burned beyond recognition.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.

Passenger Deaths in New Jersey

Manhattan, NY - Two Killed When Car Plunges off Henry Hudson Pky onto Train Tracks Below

If an injured person who ultimately dies due to another’s negligence would have been entitled to file a personal injury claim had they survived, a wrongful death suit is most likely applicable to the situation.  

Wrongful death is a term that defines an accident during which one person dies due to someone else’s carelessness, negligence, or the deliberate infliction of harm.  

Claims of wrongful death can be brought against those who are liable for the death of another through either negligence or malfeasance. These claims provide the deceased’s family or estate with the means to seek financial compensation from the responsible party. 

Our New York wrongful death lawyers have assisted the families of hundreds of these kinds of 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.