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51-year-old Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident

Bronx, NY – A 51-year-old, Elizabeth Wolmart, was killed after being hit by a Mercedes Benz while walking in a crosswalk on Thursday, April 28, 2022. The accident occurred on the corner of Burke Avenue, across from Eastchester Garden House.  

According to police, Zavee Georges was driving a white Mercedes Benz and made a left turn onto Burke Avenue, hitting Wolmart. She was transported to the hospital where she later died. Georges was arrested at the scene. 

Pedestrian Accidents 

Over 6,000 pedestrians are killed in accidents each year. In this horrible accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • Video from any buildings on this corner 
  • Driving records  
  • Vehicle blind spots  
  • Driver accident history  
  • Evaluation if the crosswalks are located and striped per code  
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Inspection of intersection  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Accident history at intersection  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • Any testing of driver for alcohol and drugs  
  • Any history of driver with alcohol and drugs  
  • Police accident report  

Unfortunately, irresponsible drivers cause thousands of pedestrian accidents every year. 

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of pedestrian accidents include: 

  • Distracted driving  
  • Failure to yield right of way  
  • Texting and driving 
  • Speeding 
  • Aggressive driving  
  • Inexperienced driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement  
  • Backing up unsafely  

Our trusted and experienced pedestrian accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.   

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – Burke Avenue, across from Eastchester Garden House

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