Manhattan, NY – Oscar Nieves, 62, Killed in Hit-and-run Crash on E 122nd St

Manhattan, NY – Oscar Nieves, 62, Killed in Hit-and-run Crash on E 122nd St

Manhattan, NY (April 7, 2023) – A fatal hit-and-run accident happened in Manhattan on Wednesday night, April 5. A man identified as 62-year-old Oscar Nieves lost his life in the collision, according to reports. 

Nieves was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Third Avenue near the intersection with East 122nd Street. Authorities say he was crossing Third Avenue in the crosswalk when a gray SUV crashed into him. 

Nieves suffered serious head and body trauma that turned out to be fatal, suggesting the vehicle struck him at high speeds. Authorities in Manhattan continue to investigate the details of the crash. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Oscar Nieves at this time. 

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Manhattan, NY - Oscar Nieves, 62, Killed in Hit-and-run Crash on E 122nd StEven with a multitude of safety rules and regulations in place to protect the safety of pedestrians and increase the awareness of drivers, pedestrians continue to be injured in serious auto crashes each day. These accidents are often devastating and tragic. Common injuries include brain damage, spinal cord damage, and broken bones. 

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