Woman Died In Manhattan Car Accident After Car Jumped Curb and Hit Flower Stand By 145th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK (June 16, 2022) – A woman has tragically died in a Harlem car accident after a car hit a flower stand by 145th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard.
New York City police officials are saying that the accident took place around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday. A car dumped the car and hit a flower stand before hitting a woman and a 6-year-old boy.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Sadly, she died due to the severity of her injuries.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Harlem Car Accidents
Far too man pedestrian are killed or seriously injured every year in pedestrian accidents. According to the CDC, “More than 7,000 pedestrians were killed on our nation’s roads in crashes involving a motor vehicle in 2020. That’s about one death every 75 minutes. One in six people who died in crashes in 2020 were pedestrians.” There are a number of factors that could contribute to a pedestrian accident.
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Drunk driver
The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Sadly, insurance companies will often fight hard to deny liability for any collision. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Manhattan Car Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our deepest condolences to the family of the woman that died in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. This was a preventable tragedy that should have never taken place.
Do you need more information about a Harlem pedestrian accident? Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.