Manhattan, NY – Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident on W 145th St

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Manhattan, NY (April 20, 2021) – Around 7 p.m. on the evening of Monday, April 19, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Manhattan.

According to police, the accident took place at Super Foodtown market on West 145th Street. A 39-year-old was in the area when a tractor-trailer started to back into the garage. The truck struck the man, pinning him between the tractor-trailer and a parked trailer.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was taken to Harlem Hospital but pronounced dead due to traumatic injuries. It is believed that he was an employee who was trying to guide the tractor-trailer at the time of the accident.

The area was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released. The investigation continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

New York sees more fatal pedestrian accidents than many other states throughout the entire U.S. Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. This is why these accidents are most likely to lead to catastrophic injuries and even fatalities when they occur. Losing a loved one can have a huge and lasting impact on a person’s life. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.

The aftermath of a fatal New York pedestrian accident can impact your life on both emotional and financial levels. Suffering the loss of a loved one can be difficult for family members who have never dealt with this in the past. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with the bills that keep piling up. If you have suffered the fatal loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you have a variety of options. You should be prepared to speak with a New York wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling and offer our assistance in your time of need. We will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation to cover aspects such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a New York pedestrian accident attorney in your time of need at [nap_phone id=”LOCAL-REGULAR-NUMBER-3″].

Notes: Our writers use secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include police and fire accident reports, news stories and newspaper stories, and first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the accidents. For that reason, the details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. If you do find any information that is incorrect, contact our firm to have a correction made immediately. If you would prefer the post to be removed from our site, let us know and we will accommodate you as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. have strived to build a solid reputation in the local business community throughout the decades. These posts are written to bring attention to the dangers related to serious accidents in our region and hope that everyone uses caution when operating a motor vehicle  The photos used in this post were not taken at the accident scene. The information in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business.

About the Author
Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner in Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller’s extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. He tries cases for the catastrophically injured victims of construction site accidents, motor vehicle and premises accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is a detail oriented, tenacious attorney committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients; he has obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements.