A female pedestrian suffered severe injury after being struck by a car in New York yesterday afternoon. The woman was standing on a sidewalk at the intersection of East 49th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan, NYC, when an out of control driver jumped the curb and pinned her against a light pole. According to witnesses the victim’s clothes were completely ripped and she was lying on the street almost naked and severely injured. Moments after the crash, doctors from a nearby emergency clinic ran to the scene of the accident and covered the victim with blankets until EMS arrived and transported her to the hospital. See video on Pix11
A few hours earlier another car jumped the street on East 69th Street and First Ave and crashed into a Starbucks. Thankfully nobody was injured in this accident.
See surveillance video and read more about it on NBC New York
Every month more than 600 pedestrians suffer personal injury in a traffic accident in NYC