Pedestrian killed in car accident in NYC one day after new Memorial Grove for Victims of Traffic Violence is unveiled
A pedestrian was killed in a car accident on a dangerous street of New York City. The accident occurred on Monday afternoon around 3Pm. 73 year old Yingqui Liu was crossing South Avenue when he was struck by the driver of a van making a left turn from Forest Avenue in Staten Island.
According to Transportation Alternatives, while 3 people died in crashes on Forest Avenue since 2019, no major safety improvements have been made on Forest Avenue west of Morningstar Road since Vision Zero started.
So far this year 223 people died in crashes in New York City, including 99 pedestrians. Among the victims 42 of them were 65 and older.