• July 11, 2022

Robert Malone Killed in Dump Truck Accident on Long Island Expressway in North Hills, NY

UPDATE (July 13, 2022): Robert Malone was identified as the man killed in the truck accident. Right now, additional details about the crash are unavailable.

North Hills, NY -- July 8, 2022, one person was killed due to an accident where a dump truck and a tractor-trailer collided on LIE.

Investigators reported that the crash took place early Friday on the Long Island Expressway near Exit 36 for Searingtown Road.

Reports said that a dump truck was going eastbound along the Long Island Expressway. Somehow, a tractor-trailer rear-ended the truck, causing the dump truck to overturn.

As a result of the crash, the 59-year-old dump truck driver sustained fatal injuries. The other truck driver was not hurt. No further information is available at this time.

Commentary on Robert Malone Dump Truck Accident in North Hills

While it isn't entirely clear what happened here, an 18-wheeler rear-ending someone is usually a big red flag. Maybe this was simply unavoidable, or maybe the dump truck did something unpredictable that caused it to enter the semi-trailer's path. More often, though, this sort of thing is the result of someone being on their phone, following too closely, or going too fast. As simple as that may seem, ensuring a grieving family has all the facts must always be a priority.

Robert Malone Killed in Dump Truck Accident in North Hills, NY

For example, I handled a situation not long ago that ended up being far more complex than it initially seemed. In that crash, a truck driver crashed while texting and driving. As we dug into things, though, it turned out that he'd been on the phone with his supervisor. This supervisor would constantly harass drivers throughout the day, and if they didn't respond immediately, they'd get in trouble. Not only did a single driver make a mistake, and entire company had issues that would continue putting lives at risk until someone made them clean up their act.

I'm certainly not saying anything like that happened here, but that's why thorough investigations are so important. Knowing the full story is crucial for victims and families to get the help and the answers they deserve. The question now is if those steps are being taken here.


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