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Pedestrian Injured in Chain-reaction Crash

Manhattan, NY – A multi-vehicle collision occurred on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, just after 12 p.m. near 38th Street and 8th Avenue.  

According to authorities, a UPS Driver was parked when his truck was slammed into by a Penske truck. This caused the UPS truck to slam into scaffolding and then hit another vehicle. A 27-year-old pedestrian and the UPS driver were injured in the collision. The crash is under investigation.  

Pedestrian Accidents 

Irresponsible drivers cause thousands of pedestrian accidents every year. Anyone involved in a pedestrian accident should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing:  

  • Vehicle blind spots 
  • Driving records 
  • Video from the UPS and Penske trucks 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Police accident reports 
  • Video from restaurants on this corner 
  • Any testing of the driver for alcohol and drugs 
  • Any history of the driver with alcohol and drugs 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident 
  • Recent maintenance history 

Pedestrian 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   
  • 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 today. Our trusted team of attorneys is committed to getting our clients 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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