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Six Pedestrians Injured When Car Jumps Curb in the Bronx

Bronx, NY – Six pedestrians were injured on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, around 12 p.m. The accident occurred on E 163rd Street and Prospect Avenue.  

According to police, a man was trying to park and reversed, instead of braking, and careened onto the sidewalk and into a building. Six pedestrians, including three believed to be the man’s children, were struck on the sidewalk and injured. All six pedestrians were taken to the hospital with injuries.  

Pedestrian Accidents 

Unfortunately, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured in accidents each year. In this accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing:   

  • Driver accident history   
  • Police accident report   
  • Vehicle accident history   
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol   
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol   
  • Phone and texting records of the driver   
  • Video from businesses on this street 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident   
  • Inspection of the road conditions  
  • Driving records   

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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