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Category: Pedestrian accident

February 2, 2018 Pedestrian accident,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury

Filing a Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit

According to the Traffic Safety Facts from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 5,376 pedestrians and 818 bicyclists died in crashes with automobiles in 2015. These deaths accounted for 17.7% of the 35,092 total fatalities in the United States that year. If 5,376 pedestrian deaths occurred in 2015, it means that nearly 15 pedestrians… read more

March 12, 2017 Car Accidents,Pedestrian accident

QUEENS: Tow Truck Accident Leaves 81-Year-Old Pedestrian Critically Injuerd at Kissena Boulevard and Holly Avenue in Flushing

WOMAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER BEING HIT BY TOW TRUCK QUEENS, NEW YORK (March 12, 2017) – Police are investigating a crash involving a tow truck and a pedestrian that nearly killed an 81-year-old woman, according to NBC News. The driver involved in the crash is also 81-years-old. Police arrested the man and charged him… read more

February 28, 2017 Pedestrian accident

MILLER PLACE: Bicyclist Killed In Fatal Accident in Suburbs

BICYCLIST KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENT MILLER PLACE, NEW YORK (February 27, 2017) –  A 14-year-old boy was tragically killed as he was riding a bicycle in Miller Place, according to ABC News. Authorities are saying that the driver was making a left turn as the accident occurred. The teenager was taken to a local hospital,… read more

February 25, 2017 Bus Accidents,Pedestrian accident,Pedestrian Accidents

BROOKLYN: School Girl Suffers Head Trauma After Being Hit In Bus Crash in Crown Heights

GIRL IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER BEING RUN OVER BY SCHOOL BUS BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (Febraury 24, 2017) – An 11-year-old girl suffered a serious head injured after being run over by a school bus in Brooklyn, according to NBC news. It remains unclear if the girl had gotten off the bus. However, police are saying… read more

January 31, 2017 Pedestrian accident,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury FAQs

FAQs about Pedestrian Accidents in New York

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2013, there were 4,725 pedestrian deaths as a result of traffic crashes in the United States. This means that an average of 1 crash-related pedestrian fatality occurred every 2 hours. Additionally, the same year, over 150,000 pedestrians received treatment in hospital emergency departments (EDs) for… read more

October 29, 2016 Bus Accidents,Pedestrian accident

LONG ISLAND: Crossing Guard Virginia Leviner Killed In Fatal Car Accident After Big Rig Ran Her Over By South Franklin and Grove Streets

WE ENCOURAGE ANY WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT TO CONTACT THE NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK (10, 28, 2016) – A female crossing guard was killed in a tragic accident after a big rig driver failed to yield to her as he was turning onto South Franklin and Grove streets, according to ABC 7 News…. read more

July 30, 2016 Car Accidents,Pedestrian accident

LONG ISLAND: Brett Locke Injured In Pedestrian Car Accident After Cargo Van Crashed Into Him In Mastic Beach

CARGO VAN MAY BE LIABLE FOR  FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK (July 30, 2016) – One person has died and another person was injured when a cargo van crashed  into two people on Mastic Road in Mastic Beach, according to ABC 7 News. Authorities have been able to identify the man that was injured… read more

July 30, 2016 Car Accidents,Pedestrian accident

LONG ISLAND: Billie Benetatos Killed In Pedestrian Car Accident After Cargo Van Crashed Into Him In Mastic Beach

CARGO VAN MAY BE LIABLE IN FATAL ACCIDENT LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK (July 30, 2016) – A 35-year-old man was killed and another person was injured in a car accident in Mastic Beach when a Cargo Van ran into them, according to ABC 7 News. Authorities have been able to identify the pedestrian that died as Billie Benetatos. The… read more

July 29, 2016 Pedestrian accident,Truck Accidents

(UPDATE) HOWELL: George Miecke Seriously Injured And Loses Leg In Trash Truck Accident Outside Parking Lot In Cherry Tree Plaza Office Park

TRASH TRUCK COMPANY MAY BE LIABLE FOR ACCIDENT HOWELL, NEW JERSEY (July 28, 2016) – A pedestrian was critically injured outside of the Cherry Tree Plaza Office Park when a garbage truck driver recklessly backed over him and amputated his leg, according to NJ.com. Facebook users have been able to identify the man that lost his leg in… read more

July 23, 2016 Pedestrian accident,Truck Accidents

ROSLYN HEIGHTS: Mark Feldman Died In Freeway Car Collision With USPS Mail Truck After Semi-Truck Causes Accident On The Long Island Expressway

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MAY BE LIABLE FOR UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TRUCK ACCIDENT ROSLYN HEIGHTS, NEW YORK (July 22, 2016) – A 54-year old man was killed in a tragic pedestrian car accident when he was struck by a USPS Mail Truck on the Long Island Expressway, according to Patch.com. Authorities have been able to identify the man… read more