Pedestrian Fatally Struck by NYPD Van in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NYC – A 53-year-old male pedestrian standing in the center median of a thoroughfare in Crown Heights was fatally struck by a New York City Police Department (NYPD) van near Schenectady Avenue at around 8:00 p.m. Thursday. The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital Center, but could not be saved.
Indeed, New York City last year saw its highest levels of traffic fatalities in nearly a decade. According to the most recently available data, 29 pedestrians were killed in auto accidents across the city from January 1 to March 19. If you or a family member has been involved in a car crash in NYC, fight for your case with the help of the legal team at Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, PC. Check their website or call 1-877-ASK4SAM for a free consultation.
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