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Ten Injured After NYPD Vehicle Jumps Curb

Ten Injured After NYPD Vehicle Jumps Curb

Bronx, NY – Ten people were injured after a NYPD police vehicle collided with another vehicle and jumped a curb. The accident occurred on Thursday, October 6, 2022, around 3 p.m. at Westchester and Hoe Avenues. 

According to reports, NYPD was responding to a call with their lights and sirens on and crossed over a double yellow line to pass an Acura in front of them. The Acura then made a left turn into the cruiser at the intersection of Westchester and Hoe Avenues, sending the cruiser onto the sidewalk. Six pedestrians on the sidewalk were injured, along with two NYPD officers and two people in the Acura.  

Pedestrian Accidents 

Each year, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured in accidents. Those injured in this horrible collision should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. The review should include: 

  • 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 and apartment building at this intersection 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident   
  • Video from police cruiser 
  • Inspection of the intersection 
  • Accident history at this intersection  
  • 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 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: 

  • Fatigue  
  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving   
  • Failure to yield right of way   
  • Speeding   
  • Aggressive driving   
  • Inexperienced driving   
  • Alcohol or drug involvement   

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.  

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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