HAUPPAUGE, NY – A multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on the Long Island Expressway this morning left a Bay Shore man dead.
According to News 12, Brian Nieves, 38, was westbound on the highway near Wheeler Road at about 3:15 a.m. when his Jeep Cherokee slammed into the rear of a 2012 Peterbilt tractor-trailer.
The impact threw Nieves from his SUV, he suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later.
The tractor-trailer’s driver, 55-year-old Rafael Mercado, was unhurt.
Investigators are working to establish an official cause of the deadly crash. This blog will be updated as any additional information comes to light.
Read more New York car accident news on our blog.
Contact a New York Car Accident Lawyer
At Finz & Finz, P.C. our New York car accident lawyers are here to assist you if you or a loved one have been the victim of a car accident in New York City and Long Island. We make it our mission to fight tirelessly for our injured clients and recover compensation for their medical costs and other expenses. To learn more about our legal services, call 855-TOP-FIRM to set up a free initial consultation.