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Taxi Accidents Archives

Boston College Student Killed By Taxi During NYC Job-Hunting Visit

A 22-year-old woman was killed in Manhattan last week when two taxi cabs hit her. She was crossing York Avenue in the Upper East Side when the first taxi collided with her, sending her into the path of the second cab.

Taxi Runs Red Light And Hits Brooklyn School Bus, Injuring Students

A collision caused a school bus to roll onto its side in a Bedford-Stuyvesant intersection last week, injuring six children and three adults.

Taxi Drivers Peeved About 'Vision Zero,' But Should They Be?

Very few people enjoy significant changes at their workplace. Change pushes workers out of their comfort zone and forces them to relearn duties or routines. For this reason, it is not surprising that New York City taxi drivers are unhappy with proposals outlined in Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero plan.

U.K. Tourist Suing NYC For $27.5M After Taxi Amputation Accident

We previously wrote about a young British woman, Sian Green, who nearly died after a NYC taxi accident in August (original story here). The U.K. tourist was saved by a quick-thinking plumber who applied his belt as a tourniquet on her severely damaged leg. The young woman, now 24, was grateful for the bystander's swift action and even appeared on Dr. Oz with her rescuer.

Woman Killed On 65th Birthday In Manhattan Pedestrian Crash

A Manhattan woman was recently celebrating her 65th birthday by taking a walk with her boyfriend, but the pleasant stroll turned into a nightmare. The woman and her boyfriend, 69, were on the sidewalk near East 102nd Street and Park Avenue when a taxi ran a red light. The taxi collided with a box truck, which careened onto the sidewalk and pinned the victim against a fence.

SUV-Livery Cab Accident Kills 2, Injures 4 In Bronx

A horrifying collision killed two men in a livery cab Saturday in the Bronx. The driver, 51, and his passenger, 54, were travelling on the Hutchinson River Parkway when an SUV travelling in the opposite direction lost control and hit the median before launching into the cab.

Tourist Loses Leg In Manhattan Taxi-Pedestrian Crash

A 23-year-old British woman recently lost her leg when a taxi jumped the curb in Midtown Manhattan. The cab swerved onto the sidewalk at 49th Street and Sixth Avenue and hit the English tourist. The collision sent her flying into the air and completely severed her leg.

Brooklyn Motorcycle Accident Kills Passenger; Taxi Cab Flees Scene

A 37-year-old woman is dead after a motorcycle accident on a Brooklyn highway. The victim was a passenger on a BMW motorcycle driven by a 42-year-old man when he lost control of the bike and struck the center median of the Belt Parkway. His passenger was ejected over the median where she collided with an oncoming taxi cab.

Weekend Filled With Lots Of Tragedy In Brooklyn, Bronx

It was a particularly devastating weekend for pedestrians in the Bronx and Brooklyn - even by NYC standards. The string of accidents caused five hospitalizations and two wrongful deaths. Most of the victims were children.

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Past President NYSTLA
Big Apple | Pothole & Sidewalk Protection Committee
Trial Lawyers Care
Super Lawyers
Take Justice Back | www.takejusticeback.com
Life Member | Million Dollar Advocates Forum | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum | The Top Trial Lawyers in America
American Association for Justice Leaders Forum | Patron 2015
American Association for Justice | Sustaining Member 2015
Avvo Rating | 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Medical Malpractice

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