New York residents may be interested to learn that according to 2012 statistics, there is one pedestrian death related to motor vehicle accidents every two hours in the United States. At highest risk are children, people over the age of 65 and pedestrians who are intoxicated.
Police have arrested two men who were allegedly involved in a pedestrian-related car accident that left a woman seriously injured. An intoxicated driver reportedly caused the crash, which occurred on March 7 in Binghamton.
A 15-year-old girl was hit by a New York MTA bus in a pedestrian knockdown accident on the morning of Feb. 13 in Williamsburg. She was taken to the hospital with severe injuries to her left leg.
On Dec. 1, a 36-year-old woman was struck and killed while another woman suffered injuries as the two pedestrians were walking on Route 197 in Argyle. The accident was reported at approximately 7:16 p.m., officials said. Law enforcement officials suspect that a 58-year-old man was the driver involved in the traffic accident.
New York police have released a photograph of a blue Hyundai sedan that they believe was involved in a hit-and-run accident in Brooklyn on Nov. 5, which left a 46-year-old woman seriously injured. According to the NYPD, a photograph of the vehicle was taken by a witness, which helped them locate the car.