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Tragic Fatality On I-95: Pickup Truck Overturns And Catches Fire At Hampton Tolls [Hampton, VA]

Tragic Fatality on I-95: Pickup Truck Overturns and Catches Fire at Hampton Tolls [Hampton, VA]

Tragic Fatality on I-95: One man lost his life Saturday following a rollover crash at the Hampton toll plaza, according to New Hampshire State Police. This incident marked the second serious crash involving a vehicle hitting a barrier at the tolls within three days.

Nicholas D. Killinger, 44, of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, was driving a 2013 Ford F-250 pickup truck southbound on I-95 within the cash toll collection area when he lost control and struck a concrete barrier in the fifth lane around 5:41 p.m., police reported.

The truck rolled over and came to rest a short distance from the toll booth. Troopers arrived to find the pickup truck on fire with Killinger unconscious and trapped inside.

Tragic Fatality on I-95: Pickup Truck Overturns and Catches Fire at Hampton Tolls

Tragic Fatality on I-95: Pickup Truck Overturns and Catches Fire at Hampton Tolls where the accident occurred

With the assistance of several good Samaritans, troopers used multiple fire extinguishers to attempt to put out the blaze. Firefighters soon arrived on the scene and successfully extinguished the fire.

Killinger, who was the sole occupant of the truck, was pronounced dead at the scene. All southbound cash lanes at the toll plaza were closed for approximately two hours during the investigation and cleanup, while the open-road toll lanes remained operational.

Earlier that week, another serious accident occurred at the tolls when a vehicle struck a concrete barrier on the northbound side, resulting in a passenger sustaining severe injuries.

State police Troop A acknowledged the assistance provided by the Hampton Police Department, Hampton Fire/Rescue, North Hampton Fire & Rescue, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, the New Hampshire Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and Dana’s Towing & Repair.

In the wake of such tragic events, victims and their families often face significant emotional and financial burdens. The aftermath of a fatal accident can be overwhelming, with immediate concerns about medical expenses, funeral costs, and lost income.

In these challenging times, seeking legal assistance can be a crucial step toward obtaining the necessary compensation and ensuring that justice is served.

The attorneys at Breit Law Firm specialize in car and truck accidents, as well as wrongful death claims. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping victims and their families navigate the complex legal process and secure the compensation they deserve.

By thoroughly investigating the incident, gathering evidence, and establishing liability, our team works diligently to build a strong case for our clients.

Victims’ families can seek compensation for a variety of damages, including medical expenses, funeral and burial costs, lost income, loss of companionship, and pain and suffering.

In cases where negligence or reckless behavior is involved, punitive damages may also be pursued to hold the responsible party accountable and deter similar conduct in the future.

At Breit Law Firm, our attorneys provide personalized and compassionate representation, ensuring that clients receive the support they need during these difficult times. We understand the profound impact that a fatal accident can have on a family and are committed to fighting for justice on their behalf.

As the investigation into the fatal crash on I-95 continues, authorities urge anyone with information about the incident to contact Trooper John Harris at John.M.Harris@DOS.NH.GOV. Your cooperation can help bring clarity and closure to this tragic event, and our attorneys are here to assist you in seeking the justice and compensation you deserve.

NoteWhile we strive for accuracy, please notify us of any inaccuracies regarding this incident. We rely on external sources for information and will make corrections as necessary.

DisclaimerThis post is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal or medical advice. If you’ve been injured in an accident, seek immediate medical attention. The photo included in this post is not from the actual scene of the accident

Source: SeaCoastOnline

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