New York is no stranger to heavy foot traffic. Despite efforts to keep pedestrians safe, however, they remain vulnerable to serious and even fatal accidents. Negligence is almost always to blame for pedestrian accidents, and victims have the right to seek monetary compensation for their injuries. If you or a loved...
Category: Pedestrian Accidents
The Bronx, NY – Six Injured in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash at Sheridan Ave & E 170th St
The Bronx, NY (June 20, 2021) – Officers are searching for a Jeep driver who crashed into a family standing on a Bronx sidewalk on Sunday, June 20. (more…)
The Bronx, NY – Man Hit & Killed By Amazon Truck on E Tremont Ave in Van Nest
The Bronx, NY (June 19, 2021) – A man on an electric scooter was hit and killed by an Amazon truck driver in the Bronx on Saturday evening, June 19. Per reports from the New York Police Department, the accident happened around 7:00 p.m. on East Tremont Avenue in the Van Nest section of the...The Bronx, NY – Man Hit & Killed By Amazon Truck on E Tremont Ave in Van Nest Continue reading…
Brooklyn, NY – Man Hit & Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Atlantic & Clermont Aves
Brooklyn, NY (May 31, 2021) – A man died in a fatal pedestrian accident after he fell from his scooter and was struck by a car on Sunday evening, May 30. (more…)
West Babylon, NY – Mumtaz Malik Fatally Struck by Car at East Dr and Rt 109
West Babylon, NY (April 03, 2021) - A passing car struck and killed a female pedestrian in West Babylon on Friday, April 2nd. Officers from the Suffolk County Police Department reported that Lindenhurst resident, Mumtaz Malik, 81, was walking across Route 109 at the intersection of East Drive when she was...West Babylon, NY – Mumtaz Malik Fatally Struck by Car at East Dr and Rt 109 Continue reading…
Brooklyn, NY – Child Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on 67th St
Brooklyn, NY (January 4, 2021) – Around 9 a.m. on Monday morning, January 4, a child was killed and another was hurt in a Brooklyn pedestrian accident. (more…)
Pedestrian death rate highest in 28 years
According to data gathered by the Governors Highway Safety Association, there were an estimated 6,227 pedestrian deaths in 2018. That was the highest number since 1990, and it represents a 35 percent increase from 2008. There were a number of reasons why New York pedestrians were being killed at higher rates, and they include...
Safety tips for pedestrians
Below are just a few safety tips that pedestrians in New York or anywhere else can easily follow to reduce their risk of accidents. The first tip is to make one's self visible, especially at night and on foggy or rainy days. Pedestrians could wear reflective clothing or carry a flashlight.
Pedestrians should always