One of a parent's worst fears is hearing that his or her child has been killed in an accident. Perhaps what is worse than hearing such news is seeing the frightening scene unfold before one's eyes. One mother recently faced this fatal accident situation in New York, which cost her the life of her 5-year-old son.
The streets of New York are generally a busy place. Cars, cabs, buses and pedestrians seem to be everywhere. With the high amount of motor and foot traffic, no one can be too careful when venturing out into the city. Unfortunately, despite any precautions drivers and pedestrians may take, accidents still happen. Auto-pedestrian incidents in particular typically have tragic outcomes, many of which may result in a fatal accident.
A pregnant woman was tragically killed on Feb. 13 when a privately-owned snow removal vehicle apparently struck her. The fatal accident remarkably left her unborn child unscathed, but the New York resident did not survive. Police say they have questioned the driver, but they have not yet filed formal charges against him.
Motor vehicle accidents occur every day and much more often than most New York residents would like to admit. Many accidents result in serious car accident injuries and vast vehicle damage. When two or more vehicles are involved in a car accident, it is possible that fatalities will result, which then may spark wrongful death claims. Unfortunately, a serious car accident with fatalities happened in New York last year.
Tragedy struck Fort Greene, Brooklyn on Nov. 2 when a car struck several pedestrians after leaving the road. The fatal accident claimed the life of a 9-year-old boy and injured three other people, according to New York police arriving on the scene. No criminal charges have been filed in association with the accident, but the investigation is ongoing.
A horrifying accident has left a 5-year-old child dead on Sept. 26, according to local law enforcement. This tragic, fatal accident happened in the New York borough of Brooklyn in the mid-afternoon. New York police are still investigating the accident, and no charges have been filed so far.
A horrific crash has resulted in two deaths according to local law enforcement sources. A motorcyclist and his passenger, longtime friends according to their families, were killed in a fatal accident involving an SUV on Sept. 14. Preliminary investigations suggest the driver of the motorcycle may have been at fault for the accident, though New York officials are still investigating.
A horrifying tragedy in western New York has left a family torn asunder. The fatal accident involved an out-of-control bus that struck and killed an 8-month old child off a New York street. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash, and no charges have yet been filed in this terrible incident.
A tragic accident on a local highway has left seven people dead and families torn asunder, as four of the victims were children. Another man was injured as well when a trailer came loose on a New York highway on the evening of May 29. An investigation into the cause of this fatal accident is ongoing.
Tragedy struck on a highway on May 5 when a motorcyclist collided with a car, resulting in the cyclist's death. The fatal accident took place in the afternoon and an investigation is ongoing by local and New York State Police. Authorities have turned to witnesses for additional information about the crash.