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Driver Chokes on Drink, Causes Truck Accident


A vehicle accident occurred around 7:30 in the morning on Friday in Beach Avenue, Staten Island. Control of a Mack truck being driven by an employee of Flag Container Service was lost when the driver choked on their drink. As a result, the truck collided into two fences, a Hyundai, and a Beemer that belongs to a dentist. The Beemer was parked on the dentist’s driveway of his home practice when the truck hit it and caused for it to go through the front of the dentist’s office. Luckily, no one was at the office at the time of the accident. However, the driver of the Hyundai was taken to the hospital to be treated for head pain. No charges have been pressed against the operator of the truck.

Worldwide, a vehicle accident occurs about every minute. Every year, over five million vehicle accidents of varying degrees take place all around the globe. One of the main causes of vehicle accidents is distracted driving. Driving distractedly can take place in a variety of ways. There are three main types of distracted driving, which include: visual distraction, cognitive distraction, and physical distraction. In order to avoid being involved in a vehicle accident, drive with your full attention on the road and follow all traffic safety laws and regulations.

The qualified attorneys of Meyerkord & Kurth can assist you if you have been injured in a vehicle accident. With over a century of combined legal experience, our attorneys have supreme legal knowledge in which they will use to handle your case. In addition to pressing charges against the negligent party, our attorneys will acquire compensation for your losses that resulted from the accident. For more information, contact Meyerkord & Kurth today.

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