A driver of a small car tried to make a quick exit off the Van Wyck Expressway and was hit and dragged by a tractor trailer. The incident occurred on Monday morning when the car driver cut across several lanes at the entrance to JFK Airport.
When the tractor trailer struck the car, the car became attached to the truck. The car driver tried to get of the car while it was moving and was dragged for a distance. The truck driver was unaware that an accident had occurred. The driver of the car was taken to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition.
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Tractor trailer accidents in NYC are often catastrophic or life ending due to their size and weight. New York is one of the country’s states with the highest commercial transportation traffic. 18 wheelers, semi-trucks and tractor trailer accidents are often caused by tire blowouts, heavy loads, and driver distraction that often result in a serious injury and wrongful death.
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