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E-bike Rider Killed by MTA Bus

Queens, NY – An MTA bus struck and killed a man riding an e-bike on Saturday, May 28, 2022, around 10:40 a.m. The crash happened at the intersection of 128th Avenue and 238th Street. 

According to police the driver of the bus was heading southbound on 238th Street when he struck the e-bike traveling eastbound on 128th Avenue. The e-bike rider was pronounced dead at the scene. The bus driver has been pulled from service as the investigation continues.  

E-Bike Accidents 

Last year, multiple deaths occurred due to e-bike and e-scooter riders being stuck by other vehicles. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • Route the bus was traveling 
  • Driver accident history   
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • 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   
  • Video from any homes at this intersection 
  • Evaluation if crosswalks are located and striped per code 
  • Evaluation if road signage is clear and up to code   

E-Bike Accident Attorneys

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

  • A car turning directly in front of an e-bike 
  • A vehicle entering the street from a driveway or parking lot 
  • Driver fails to yield at an intersection (running a stop sign or traffic light) 
  • Driver not paying attention while driving near a bicyclist 
  • Driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs 
  • Driver distracted by their phone 

If you or a loved one has been injured in an e-bike crash, contact an experienced e-bike accident attorney at The Barnes Firm for a FREE consultation. 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 – 128th Avenue and 238th Street

128th Avenue and 238th Street

 

 

 

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