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Category: Pedestrian accidents

Facts About Pedestrian Accidents in NYC

Posted in Pedestrian accidents on April 30, 2013

Safety Mindedness Helps Reduce Pedestrian Accidents in NYC According to research and data compiled from NYC Police accident reports in 2012, 11,621 pedestrians were hurt in collisions with motor vehicles. This number does not include the number of pedestrians hurt by poorly maintained sidewalks or stairways, or pedestrians hurt by falling objects. Because of the… read more

New York Car Crash Ends With Two Vehicles on Sidewalk

Posted in Car Accidents,Pedestrian accidents on October 25, 2012

Speeding Car Results In Injury Accident Every day, New York sidewalks are traversed by billions of human feet, animal paws, bike wheels, and other New York sidewalk staples. Strangely enough car tire treads aren’t something that is usually found on the sidewalk, but they were on October 24th. Early Wednesday morning, bystanders witnessed a car… read more

New York City Pedestrian Accident Results In Death

Posted in Pedestrian accidents,Serious Injuries on September 24, 2012

Driving isn’t a right, it is a privilege and sometimes that privilege can lead to overconfident, thoughtless drivers who cannot seem to take responsibility for their actions behind the wheel. When the one at fault refuses to take responsibility for the accident they’ve caused, what can be done? This is a question that the family… read more

NYC Pedestrian Killed By Party Rental Truck

Posted in Pedestrian accidents,Wrongful death on May 9, 2012

Pedestrian Killed In the news today, it was reported that truck struck and killed a 75-year-old pedestrian while he was crossing a Manhattan street on Tuesday.  The accident occurred at First Avenue and 89th Street on the Upper East Side around 8:30 a.m.  The man, who was on crutches and wearing a reflective vest, was… read more

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Brooklyn, NY

Posted in Pedestrian accidents,Serious Injuries on March 12, 2012

Brooklyn — A pedestrian was crossing a busy intersection at New Utrecht Avenue, 50th Street and 12th Avenue about 12:30 p.m. on Monday when he was struck and killed by a van.  The victim, a 69-year-old man, was rushed to Maimonides Hospital by ambulance.  He was pronounced dead at the hospital.  The driver of the… read more

Manhattan Pedestrians Injured & Killed

Posted in Bicycle Accidents,Pedestrian accidents on December 13, 2011

Two pedestrians were hit, one fatally, within hours of each other in Manhattan on Friday, December 9, 2011.  The first accident occurred on West 57th Street and 10th Avenue when a 58-year-old man was hit by a motorcycle.  The man whose identity has not been released pending notification of family was taken to Roosevelt Hospital… read more