A Manhattan man and his fiancé were involved in a horrific car accident on the LIE in Sunnyside, Queens, NY. Kenneth Forkey, a 25 year old actor and model, was riding in a yellow cab with his 24 year old fiancé on their way to La Guardia Airport when their taxi crashed into a parked truck. They were on their way to Florida to visit his parents. Queens County Police report that the taxi had turned off on to the service road near Greepoint Ave in Queens when the crashed into a truck that was parked so the driver could sleep. The young couple, taxi driver and the man in the truck were all rushed to the Elmhurst Hospital Center. The injury Forkey sustained was fatal. Forkey’s fiancé was in a coma. Police have not released her identity but did manage to report that she has a facial injury. The taxi driver, Yugo Gomez, had only minor injuries and has not been held on any charges. Policed have cited the truck driver for parking on the Long Island Expressway Service Road. If you have suffered an injury due to someone else’s negligence, you need an aggressive New York Personal Injury Lawyer to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve for your suffering. Call 1-800-NYNY-LAW (1-800-696-9529) for a free consultation to speak to a knowledgeable New York Personal Injury Lawyer.
Any person or relative of the victims of the crash should seek the help of a New York Injury Lawyer. A good New York Injury Lawyer can help you to defend your legal rights including money for damages.
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