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Hit-and-Run Incident on the Long Island Expressway Results in Fatality

October 29, 2021 in

A man was killed in a hit-and-run incident near Exit 53 on the Long Island Expressway around 2:20 a.m. yesterday, October 17th. Below, our Long Island car accident attorneys detail the crash incident.

 

62-Year-Old Man Dies in Hit-and-Run, Perpetrator Flees on Foot

 

According to Suffolk County police who arrived at the scene, the driver of a 2008 Honda Accord struck a 2016 Kia Optima in the rear. This resulted in the Kia Optima crashing into a guardrail in the HOV lane. 

 

The driver of the struck vehicle was Doreen Kucer, 59, who was treated at South Shore University Hospital for minor injuries sustained in the crash. The passenger of the vehicle, Terence McAree, 62, was pronounced dead at the same hospital.

 

The driver of the Honda allegedly fled the scene of the hit-and-run on foot.

 

Contact the Long Island Car Accident Lawyers at SPBMCC 

 

It is no secret that car accidents can have detrimental impacts to everyone involved, driver or passenger. The incident that occured on the Long Island Expressway on October 17th is indicative of the dangers of driving as well as the severity of a hit-and-run incident. Fleeing the scene of an accident is grounds for criminal charges. In the case of the recent events, which led to a fatality, fleeing the scene of the crime is an egregious act. 

 

If you or a loved one has suffered physically, mentally or emotionally as a result of a hit-and-run incident, know that you have a team of experienced lawyers who can pursue just compensation on your behalf. To consult an auto accident attorney and learn more, call (212) 732-9000 today or fill out the form below.

 

Information in this article was derived from CBS New York. To read the original news report in full, click here.

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