Walking along the roadway can be inherently dangerous, particularly at night. Both drivers and pedestrians must be alert for any potential problems and be aware of their surroundings at all time. If an accident occurs, a pedestrian can be critically injured or worse as he or she is no match for a moving vehicle. A man recently visiting family New York became the victim of fatal accident after he was hit by a passing car.
Whenever people are on the city sidewalks and shopping this time of year, there may be a great deal of activity swirling around. When a car careens onto that sidewalk during the busy holiday shopping season, people may be injured or worse. A recent car accident in New York left shoppers injured and resulted in the driver being arrested for a number of charges.
Pedestrians have to share the road with vehicles everywhere. There are very clear rules and laws pertaining to how cars are to look for and react to pedestrians on the road. Despite those rules of the road, every year, pedestrians become involved in accidents. When a pedestrian is hit and killed on a New York roadway, there may be cause for a family or loved one to pursue a wrongful death suit against a driver who took the life of that pedestrian.