CARGO VAN MAY BE LIABLE FOR FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT
LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK (July 30, 2016) – One person has died and another person was injured when a cargo van crashed into two people on Mastic Road in Mastic Beach, according to ABC 7 News.
Authorities have been able to identify the man that was injured in the car accident as Brett Locke. Police are saying that Brett Locke sustained a broken clavicle when the cargo van struck him.
The man that died in the accident has been identified as Billie Benetatos. Authorities confirmed that 35-year-old Billie Benetatos was struck by the van and transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue.
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We at the RMFW Law Firm extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Billie Benetatos. We also wish for a full and complete recovery to Brett Locke. New York can be a very dangerous place for pedestrians as cars and people regularly move past one another. If there is anything that we can do for those that were involved in this accident as they seek to secure their rights, we would more than happy to help 212 697 9280.