Donna Sturm, a pedestrian who suffered traumatic brain injury after being struck by a bicyclist in midtown Manhattan almost two weeks ago died from her injuries over the week-end. Donna was left in a coma since the accident that occurred on April 24 around 1:00 pm. The 67 year old woman was coming back from lunch and was crossing 57th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues when a bicyclist identified as 40-year old Damian Dewart recklessly ran the red light and struck her. (see our previous blog for more details on the accident)
Our managing partner, New York Personal Injury Attorney Ben Rubinowitz who is representing the family of Donna Sturm issued the following statement on behalf of the family:
Donna Sturm was a vibrant, energetic and wonderful woman who died as a result of carelessness and negligence.