Manhattan, NY – Pedestrian Seriously Injured by Speeding Driver on Jerome Ave

Manhattan, NY – Pedestrian Seriously Injured by Speeding Driver on Jerome Ave

Manhattan, NY (November 16, 2021) – A pedestrian is fighting for his life after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Kingsbridge Heights on Monday, November 16th.

Police said, at about 6:00 a.m., the driver flew down Jerome Avenue, struck a pedestrian, and kept on driving.

Surveillance video clearly shows the driver heading southbound on Jerome Avenue when they hit a pedestrian who appeared to be pushing a grocery cart. The driver then fled the scene. 

The pedestrian sustained serious trauma to his body and head. 

First responders transported him to St. Barnabas Hospital. He is currently listed in critical condition.

This accident is under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Manhattan, NY - Pedestrian Seriously Injured by Speeding Driver on Jerome Ave

Due to the susceptibility of pedestrians involved in car accidents, New Jersey lawmakers have enacted laws that hold drivers to the highest duty of care. When these standards aren’t upheld, drivers can be found liable in both criminal and civil court.  

Pedestrians who have been injured or the families of pedestrians who have been killed in car accidents usually benefit from professional legal advice. A car accident attorney will be able to recognize important underlying issues, preserve vital evidence, and make a viable claim against the negligent driver.

There are multiple factors that can influence the results of a personal injury suit, and you don’t want to overlook something that could have helped your case. With a skilled New Jersey personal injury attorney fighting on your behalf, you can be assured that all avenues of legal recourse are being considered and that your best interests are the top priority.

Manhattan Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Working with an effective and knowledgeable lawyer after a pedestrian accident will ensure you are able to move forward in the best way possible. Our Manhattan personal injury attorneys at Metro Law have over four decades of experience helping thousands of families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. 

Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Manhattan work diligently to ensure families have their legal rights protected so they can move forward after being injured in a serious pedestrian accident.

The attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help victims by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after being harmed by someone else’s negligence. Contact our New York personal injury lawyers at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.  

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.