A recent review by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicated that children, in particular, are quite vulnerable to crashes involving vehicles that are backing up. The report also states that children under the age of 5 account for approximately 44 percent of the deaths caused by these type of accidents. A recent pedestrian accident in New York tragically claimed the life of a young boy after he was struck by a reversing minivan.
An accident can happen to anyone at anytime. However, most people would not expect to become the victim of a car accident while simply waiting to see their doctor. Several victims were recently injured when a woman drove her vehicle into a medical building in New York.
Several agencies are entrusted with keeping our communities safe. Unfortunately, those called to serve and protect do not always live up to that commitment. Recently, a New York firefighter suspected of driving under the influence caused a serious pedestrian accident that left two victims injured.
A car accident can have a devastating and lasting impact on those involved. When someone is lost unexpectedly in a crash, feelings of grief and uncertainty can be overwhelming for the family members left behind. A recent fatal accident in New York claimed the life of one man and left six other victims injured.