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Box Truck Injures Pedestrian

Manhattan, NY A box truck struck and injured a pedestrian on Monday, May 9, 2022, around 4:40 a.m. The crash occurred at the intersection of East 89th Street and 2nd Avenue. The victim was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital in critical condition. 

Pedestrian Accidents 

Unfortunately, there are over 6,500 pedestrian accident deaths each year. Pedestrian accidents can usually be traced back to an inattentive driver. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • Police accident report  
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol   
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol   
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident   
  • Inspection of road conditions  
  • Accident history on the road  
  • Evaluation if crosswalks are located and striped per code 
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Video from any restaurants located on this corner 
  • Video from the truck 
  • Route the truck was traveling 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Recent maintenance history  
  • Dispatcher notes regarding this trip  
  • Copy of company’s driver attentiveness system  

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  

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. 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 – East 89th Street and 2nd Avenue

East 89th Street and 2nd Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

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