- June 25, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Brooklyn, NY – Four pedestrians and one bicyclist were struck by a vehicle on Saturday, June 25, 2022, around 7 p.m. The crash happened on Ralph Avenue.
Police attempted to stop a vehicle with mismatched plates at Ralph Avenue and Chauncey Street when the vehicle took off at a high speed. The vehicle struck a bicyclist and two pedestrians at the corner of Ralph Avenue and Macon Street, and then proceeded to hit 67-year-old Lynn Christopher and her 8-year-old grandson. Christopher was pronounced dead at the scene. The bicyclist and three pedestrians were transported to the hospital in critical condition. The crash remains under investigation.
Pedestrian & Bicycle 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 collision. This includes reviewing:
- Police accident repot
- 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
- Video from Deli and apartment buildings on this corner
- Inspection of road conditions
- Accident history at this intersection
Pedestrian & Bicycle Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm, has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents and have found some common causes include:
- Distracted Driving
- Failure to yield right of way
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
- Backing up unsafely
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian or bicycle accident, contact an experienced accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. 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 Accident – Ralph Avenue and Macon Street