Category: Traffic Accidents

June 8, 2017

Pedestrian Knockdown in Queens Leaves Mother and Two Children Injured

Pedestrian knockdowns on New York sidewalks are a frightening experience for the victims because the accident usually comes out of nowhere when the victims believe they are in the relative safety of a sidewalk. As reported by CBS New York, a 2-year-old, a 3-year-old and their mother were hit by a car that jumped a..

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May 26, 2017

Over 30 Injured in New Jersey Turnpike Bus Accident

A tractor-trailer collided with a bus on the New Jersey Turnpike at approximately 12:30am on Friday. According to a report by CBS New York, the accident occurred in the southbound lane in West Deptford Township. The bus was traveling from New York City to Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. As a result of the collision,..

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April 7, 2017

Top 5 Things To Do If You Have Been Involved in a Truck Accident

Individuals who have been involved in a truck accident can suffer major injuries that will affect them for the rest of their lives. Due to the massive size of semis and 18 wheelers, truck accidents often inflict catastrophic injuries on the individuals involved, such as spinal cord fractures, amputations, brain injuries, or burns. Many of..

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March 6, 2017

Top 5 Things To Do If You Have Been Involved in a Car Accident

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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February 16, 2017

11-Year Old Girl Sustains Serious Head Injury When She Is Run Over by School Bus in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

An 11-year old girl was in the crosswalk when she was struck and run over by a school bus on Wednesday afternoon. According to CBS New York, the accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. at Nostrand Avenue and St. John’s Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. According to an eyewitness report, the girl was in the crosswalk..

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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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