Selden, NY – Preston Pavlo Killed in Collision With Tow Truck on CR-83

Selden, NY – Preston Pavlo Killed in Collision With Tow Truck on CR-83

Selden, NY (August 15, 2022) – Suffolk County detectives were called to investigate a two-vehicle collision that killed an elderly man on Tuesday, August 9th in Coram.

Reports show that 83-year-old Preston Pavlo, a resident of Mount Sinai, was driving southbound on County Road 83 in a 2020 Nissan Altima when he collided with an unoccupied tow truck in the lefthand lane in the area of Mooney Pond Road at about 7:30 p.m.  

Pavlo was pronounced at the scene by the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Both vehicles were subjected to safety checks. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Preston Pavlo, at this time.

Commercial Truck Accidents in New York

Selden, NY - Preston Pavlo Killed in Collision With Tow Truck on CR-83

There are numerous forms of financial compensation available to commercial truck accident victims that extend well beyond basic medical expenses even though these current and anticipated costs account for a major percentage of any settlement award.  

In addition to medical expenses, other types of financial compensation include:

  • Damage to property
  • Lost wages
  • Reduced earning capacity
  • Cost of a caregiver for those with a serious disability
  • Diminished quality of life
  • Loss of companionship 
  • Physical pain
  • Emotional trauma

Commercial trucking accidents can cause more than just severe economic hardship, they can also hurt your relationship with your significant other and cause substantial psychological and emotional hurdles.

If you were injured in a commercial truck accident and you feel operator negligence or a third party is to blame, contact our commercial truck accident lawyers in New York at (800) 469-6476 to see what legal options are open to 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.