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Woman Impaled After Car Jumps Curb

Woman Impaled After Car Jumps Curb

Bronx, NY– A woman was impaled by a metal fence after being struck by an SUV that jumped a curb. The accident happened on Friday, September 9, 2022 around 6:30 p.m. on Pelham Parkway.

According to authorities, Pauline Nirecaj, 59, was outside her apartment building when an SUV hit her and the side of the apartment building, causing her to be impaled on a fence surrounding the building. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died on Sunday, September 11, 2022.

Pedestrian 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 crash. This includes reviewing: 

  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of the driver for drugs or alcohol 
  • Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accidents 
  • Inspection of the roadway conditions
  • Evaluation of road signage 
  • Accident history at the intersection 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Timing of traffic signals 

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: 

  • Distracted driving 
  • Failure to yield right of way 
  • Speeding 
  • Aggressive driving 
  • Inexperienced driving 
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement 
  • Backing up unsafely 

Our trusted and experienced pedestrian accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in pedestrian accidents get 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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