A recent report compiled by Localize.city highlights how dangerous some spots can be for bicyclists and pedestrians in New York City. Particularly dangerous areas, according to the report, are the intersections near bridges and areas that pass under elevated tracks. These areas are often narrow, yet need to handle heavy traffic that includes: . . .
A 27-year-old man who put three people in the hospital after a July 21 pedestrian accident in Brooklyn is now facing charges. The victims suffered injuries after the 27-year-old allegedly struck them while driving a minivan in reverse. The injured victims were standing on the corner of 11th Avenue and 56th Street when the accident occurred. The . . .
An 88-year-old woman is facing charges after she allegedly caused a fatal accident with a 17-year-old pedestrian on Monday, June 25. The incident occurred as the 17-year-old female pedestrian attempted to cross the intersection in Whitestone at 10:30 a.m. According to authorities, the 88-year-old driver ran a red light as the pedestrian . . .
A livery cab driver was arrested in the Bronx on June 14 after striking a pedestrian. The accident occurred when the 39-year-old victim attempted to cross East 149th Street and River Avenue in Melrose at around 2:30 a.m. The pedestrian was rushed to the emergency room after the accident. Reports indicate that the 39-year-old was in critical . . .
A Queens teenager suffered injuries after being hit by a driver who fled the scene on foot. Authorities are looking for the driver and others who were in the car. Witnesses of the June 5 pedestrian hit-and-run accident saw the SUV, which police say was stolen, speeding in the wrong direction down the one-way street before hitting the teen and then . . .
Any case can be complex, which is why you need an experienced New York accident attorney on your side. Even a case that seems straightforward, such as a pedestrian hit by a commercial truck, can have issues that arise which make it even more important to have an experienced attorney steering the case in the right direction. In the recent case of . . .
Sometimes, your injury case may be something that is obviously strong. All facts seem to point in your favor. However, what should you do if your case isn't like that? What if you were hit crossing outside the crosswalk or crossing without the right of way? What if a police report says that you were hit because you weren't paying attention? Should . . .
It is, probably, one of anybody's worst nightmares, but especially so if you are a senior. You're standing on the curb waiting to cross safely. You wait until the pedestrian signal tells you to proceed, and only then do you step forward. As you're in the intersection, though, you're faced with a large vehicle that has turned a corner and is coming . . .
When a car and a pedestrian collide, the car wins—thousands of pounds of metal can cause serious and catastrophic injuries, even at very slow speeds. When the accident occurs in a crosswalk, where the pedestrian has the right-of-way, or where the motorist runs a stop sign or stop light, there may be little question of liability. But what happens . . .
New York City is on pace to see the number of car accident and traffic deaths fall for the third straight year. However, the majority of these car accident related deaths are still pedestrians, children and seniors. New York City's "Vision Zero" plan was launched in 2014 with the stated objective of entirely eliminating pedestrian deaths caused by . . .