Category: Car Accidents - page 3

January 31, 2017

67-Year Old Woman Killed in Brighton Beach Pedestrian Accident While Shopping at a Deli

While shopping at a deli in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, a 67-year old woman was struck and killed by a motor vehicle that jumped the curb. According to a report from the New York Daily News, the 85-year old driver of the vehicle involved in the deadly crash was trying to park his..

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January 19, 2017

Auto Transport Truck Kills Woman in Brooklyn as She is Crossing Caton Avenue

Yet another fatal pedestrian accident has occurred in New York City. This time, a woman was crossing Caton Avenue at St. Paul’s Place in the Prospect Park South section of Brooklyn. According to CBS New York, the accident happened at around 8:25pm on Wednesday evening. The offending vehicle was an auto transport truck. Apparently, the..

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January 11, 2017

New York City Pedestrian Traffic Deaths Are Up, But Traffic Deaths Overall Are Down in 2016

Car accidents can have long term negative effects on injured individuals and their families. Victims of car accidents may face debilitating injuries, such as brain damage, burns, broken bones, amputations, and internal bleeding. The injuries suffered in car accidents may force the victims and their families to face a number of hardships, such as emotional..

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January 9, 2017

Dallin M. Fuchs Settles Brooklyn Case Involving 14-Year old Boy Struck by Car for $450,000

The partners of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP congratulate our partner, Dallin M. Fuchs, on his recent settlement of this pedestrian knockdown case in Brooklyn, New York. The accident at issue occurred on Veterans Boulevard in Massapequa near the intersection of Ocean Avenue when the infant-plaintiff was struck by a Volkswagon sedan driven..

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January 6, 2017

Deadly Cross-over Accident in Bronx Kills one, Injures 4 Others

Head on collisions can have devastating, life-altering consequences for all individuals involved. When a vehicle enters the opposite lane of oncoming traffic, a head-on collision or a “Cross-over accident” occurs. According to a report by CBS New York, this is what happened Thursday night at Boston Road and Wallace Avenue in the Allerton section of..

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January 3, 2017

Fatal Brooklyn Hit-and-Run leaves 29-year Old Woman Dead

The rash of hit-and-run accidents that seemed to plague New York City in 2016 has apparently continued into 2017. This time, 29-year old Hermanda Booker was struck was crossing Kings Highway near Nostrand Ave. in Midwood at about 6:45 a.m. when she was struck by a white SUV. The SUV fled the scene and officials..

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December 20, 2016

Jonny Kool Settles Brooklyn Pedestrian Knockdown Case for $2.3 Million

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wishes to congratulate our partner, Jonny Kool, on his recent settlement of a Brooklyn case involving a pedestrian struck by a commercial van owned and operated by Staten Island University Hospital. The pedestrian/plaintiff was a 60 year old dental assistant and receptionist who was struck and run over..

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December 13, 2016

4 Injured When Car Crashes Through Store Window in Park Slope

Car crashes can happen in many different ways. Among the more unusual types of car accidents is when a car crashes into a building injuring people inside. Unfortunately, this very thing happened in Brooklyn on Monday evening. A car crashed into a store in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood Monday afternoon just before 5:30 p.m. near the intersection..

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December 8, 2016

56-Year Old Woman on a Citi Bike Sustains Serious Leg Injury When Struck by Van on 6th Avenue

A 56-year old woman, whose name was not released, was seriously injured in an accident with a van on 6th Avenue in Manhattan. As reported by DNAINFO.COM, she was struck by a white van outside 1211 Sixth Ave., between West 47th and 48th streets, about 9:16 a.m. on Thursday. Witnesses report that she sustained a..

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December 6, 2016

Impaired Driver Arrested Following Wrong-Way Crash That Injured Three on Long Island

Impaired driving continues to be a major problem on our roadways that only seems to worsen around the holidays. In a report from CBS New York, the police reported that a 42-year old man was driving a 2009 Toyota northbound in the southbound lane of the William Floyd Parkway near Flintlock Drive at around 6:30..

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