By: The Barnes Firm - October 21, 2023
Queens, NY – A tragic accident happened on Friday, October 20, 2023 when a crossing guard was fatally struck by a dump truck. According to reports, 63-year-old Krystyna Naprawa was standing in the crosswalk at the intersection of Woodhaven Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue when she was hit by the truck. She had just helped five people cross the road, when the truck made a right turn and hit her. The truck driver was issued tickets for motor vehicle failure to yield to pedestrians and failure to use due care.
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:
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. While handling several of these cases, attorneys at The Barnes Firm have found common causes of pedestrian accidents usually include one or more of the following:
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.
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