Woman Dies After Walking Between Cars on a Moving Subway Train on the Upper West Side
Manhattan, NY – A 32-year-old woman died after walking between the cars on a moving Brooklyn-bound two-line subway train approaching the 96th Street-Broadway station on the Upper West Side at around 12:57 a.m. on December 26. First responders discovered the victim unconscious and unresponsive, and was later pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are probing the cause of the tragic crash.
The MTA prohibits riders from walking or riding between moving subway cars due to the high risk of injury and death. In 2018, seven people died from falls between moving cars. If you or a loved one have been a victim of any type of accident in NYC, seek legal advice from an experienced personal injury lawyer who can assist you in the legal process of recovery. Reach out to the expert legal team of Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, PC to explore your options in obtaining the maximum compensation you deserve. For a free consultation, call 1-877-ASK4SAM or send a message here.
This post is intended to provide helpful information to improve the safety of those who live and work in the NYC area. We hope that it will help our readers avoid injury accidents and know what to do if they’ve been involved in one themselves. At Ask4SAM, sole goal is to help those who have been injured in an accident in one of the boroughs of New York City. Information in this post should not be considered solicitation, nor should it be construed as medical or legal advice.