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Pedestrian Accidents Archives

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.

Two Pedestrians Killed On Sidewalk Alongside Queens Boulevard

Two construction workers were hit on the sidewalk of Queens Boulevard Monday when a 22-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle and jumped the curb. Mu Wang Lin, 41, and Man Chit Cheng, 59, died in the pedestrian accident.

Girl, 3, Dies After Being Hit By SUV In Queens Intersection

A child died in a Queens pedestrian collision on Sunday, the second NYC child-pedestrian death in a span of 10 days. As with most New York City pedestrian accidents, the authorities haven't disclosed many details.

Girl, 5, Fatally Run Over In Brooklyn Intersection

Each year, 1,800 children are hit by automobiles in New York City, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Kids are more likely than adults to suffer a NYC pedestrian collision, and a recent accident in Brooklyn illustrates why.

Woman Dies From Queens Boulevard Hit-And-Run Crash

On Saturday night, a woman was fatally hit while she crossed Queens Blvd. at 71st Ave. The silver minivan that struck her fled the scene, leaving the fatally injured 58-year-old laying in the Forest Hills intersection.

Brooklyn Man, 71, Dies After Pickup Truck Crashes Into Bus Stop

On Tuesday, a 71-year-old man sat on a bench in a bus shelter in Dyker Heights, patiently waiting for the B4 bus. Sadly, he never got aboard.

MTA Bus Kills Woman While Crossing Street In Brooklyn

An 82-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by a MTA bus in Brooklyn. The bus accident occurred as the vehicle turned left onto Pennsylvania Avenue and collided with the elderly victim.

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.

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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
10 Best 2017-2018 2 Years Attorney | Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

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