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Fatal accident claims life in New York

A car crash in New York involving a single vehicle killed one woman and left the driver injured. This fatal accident occurred in the Bronx on Feb. 1. Police are in the process of investigating this incident.

According to reports, the car was traveling on City Island Road near Park Drive when, for reasons unknown, the car flipped and caught on fire. Both of the vehicle's occupants were trapped inside and were rescued by off-duty police officers who were nearby. A 27-year-old female passenger suffered serious burns and other injuries. Sadly, she died at the scene of the crash.

The driver of the car suffered burns to his legs, as well as other injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment. As of the latest report, he is in critical condition. This individual is a police officer, as was his passenger. Both were off-duty at the time of the crash.

At this time, police have not indicated what may have caused this fatal accident. It is also unclear if any criminal charges will be filed in this case. While it is not known if the driver will face criminal actions, he may face civil actions brought by the decedent's surviving family members. They, according to the laws of New York, may file a wrongful death claim in an effort to seek compensation for their losses. While this will not replace the life that was taken far too soon, if successfully litigated it can help them stay afloat, covering their financial losses, allowing them to grieve and move forward in their own time.

Source:, "Woman dead, off-duty officer injured after vehicle overturns, catches fire on Bronx road: NYPD", Chris Brito and Anthony Dilorenzo, Feb. 2, 2017

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