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9-year-old Killed in Brooklyn Pedestrian Accident

Brooklyn, NY – A 9-year-old girl was fatally struck while walking on the sidewalk on Friday, September 16, 2022, around 2:30 p.m. The accident happened near East 12th Street and Sheepshead Bay Road. 

According to NYPD, a woman driving a Nissan Murano turned left into a driveway and hit the girl. The girl was transported to the hospital where she later died. The crash is under investigation.  

Pedestrian Accidents 

Unfortunately, there are over 6,500 pedestrian accident deaths each year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. This includes reviewing: 

  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of the driver for drugs or alcohol 
  • Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accidents 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • Accident history on this roadway 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • Any video evidence of the crash 

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 
  • 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.   

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