Every year in New York City and throughout the state, thousands of pedestrians are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents. Over the past few years in New York City, hundreds of pedestrians have been killed as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle. According to the New York State government, about eight percent of traffic crashes in the state involves pedestrians, and they are far more likely to result in serious injury or death. The majority of pedestrian crashes happen in urban areas with New York City accounting for 72% of the crashes and 59% of the fatalities involving a pedestrian.
Pedestrian knock down accidents are usually the fault of the drivers of motor vehicles. Causes include intoxicated driving, running red lights and hitting pedestrians in the crosswalk, right turns through crosswalk without looking, and distracted driving.
Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Pedestrian accidents often result in serious injuries if not fatal. The pedestrian accident attorneys at The Law Office of Reuven Epstein are ready to take your case. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, then please contact our firm to discuss your case. We serve Rockland County, Hudson Valley, and Northern New Jersey. Call (845) 208-2444 or fax 845-215-9589. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org.