- October 27, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Woman Critically Injured By Bicyclist in Central Park
Manhattan, NY – A collision involving a pedestrian and bicyclist occurred on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. The accident occurred around 8 a.m. at the intersection of W. 66th Street and West Drive.
According to reports, a 50-year-old man was riding his bicycle at the high rate of speed when he slammed into a woman running. The woman sustained serious injuries and was transported to New York Presbyterian Hospital. Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
Each year, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured in accidents. In this horrible collision, the injured victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. 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
- Timing of traffic signals
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Any video evidence of the crash
- 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 and have found some common causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield right of way
- 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.