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Car Accident NYC: The epidemic of wrongful death and personal injury related to traffic accident in NYC continues


Last Friday afternoon 3 pedestrians were seriously injured in a car accident on the Upper East Side. A taxi driver lost control of his vehicle, jumped the curb and plowed into a group of pedestrians on East 86th Street and Third Ave. (see New York Post)

This accident should be fully investigated according to new police regulations recently announced by NYPD Police Commissioner Bratton. In a recent speech Bratton said that not only vehicle accidents leading to death but also vehicle accidents leading to serious personal injury would be fully investigated. (see our previous blog)

On Sunday, a 67 year old pedestrian died in a car accident on Staten Island after being hit by a drunk driver. The pedestrian, James Benedict, was about to enter his car parked on Lily Pond Avenue when he was struck by a 39 year old drunk driver who lost control of his SUV, resulting in the death of Mr. Benedict. The driver was arrested and charged with drunk driving. Read more in