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Driver Questioned in NY tractor-trailor crash that killed 6

Posted in Car Accidents,Tractor Trailer Accidents,Truck Accidents on July 27, 2012

Truck Driver claims he was alert in ANTWERP, NY crash that killed 6

Being alert behind the wheel is one of the most important things a tractor trailer driver can be. Unfortunately, alert doesn’t always mean aware and focused on driving. Example: James A. Mills Jr., 45, of Myerstown, PA, was behind the wheel of his 18-wheeler when he slammed into an SUV that was stopped for construction and started a chain reaction that took the lives of six people.

Was Mr. Mills under the influence, asleep, on his phone or texting while driving? No. By all accounts he was perfectly alert and capable of preventing the accident. So why didn’t he? With the investigation still underway, authorities are hoping to get answers. Some speculate that Mr. Mills just didn’t notice the orange construction signs until it was too late.

If you or a family member has been involved in a NYC tractor-trailer accident or suffered a permanent serious injury or wrongful death, contact the attorneys at the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel who have 20 plus years of experience in protecting the legal rights of injury victims and litigating auto wrecks or tractor trailer accidents.  The firm will get you the compensation you deserve to help cover the costs of medical bills, therapy fees, auto repairs, wages lost, and suffering.

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