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Pedestrian killed by hit and run driver – Memorial Art

Luis Bravo was killed by a hit and run driver in Woodside, Queens, last year. Police have not found the driver. The number of you children and teens and killed by vehicles in New York City streets has almost doubled between 2011 and 2013.

Luis Bravo, a young man and a friend, 18 and 19, were walking on east on Broadway in Woodside when he was hit by the driver of a dark-colored sedan, that was traveling south on 58th Street.

Luis was the fifth New York City pedestrian within a two weeks period time frame to be killed by a driver that fled the scene. In three of the five crashes, the driver was caught.

They never did apprehend the driver that struck Luis.

Luis Bravo pedestrian killed

Luis Bravo was killed by a hit and run driver in Woodside, Queens.

The hit and run fatal crash happened at 108th Precinct, where four other pedestrians have been killed by reckless drivers in 2013.

Paul Ajlouny, New York personal Injury attorney, weighs in, “Hit-and-run crashes and fatalities are out of control in New York.  comments Mr. Ajlouny, “hopefully heartbreaking street art in memory of the victims will open the eyes of everyone involved, pedestrians and motorists alike.”

2014 Hit and Run Accidents:

  • A teenager involved in hit-and-run accident in the Bronx. The 17-year-old pedestrian was crossing the street near Grand Concourse and East 176th.
  • Man killed by hit and run driver. A hit-and-run driver ­fatally struck a Brooklyn pedestrian crossing the street. Bryan Loughran, 32, was crossing Gerritsen Avenue in Marine Park at 2:45 a.m. when he was struck.
  • Former NYPD cop charged with hit-and-run of teen. An NYPD cop who retired on disability was arrested for a Long Island hit-and-run accident that killed a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome.
  • A young man miraculously survived getting mowed down by a driver who was racing down a Queens sidewalk — suffering only minor injuries despite the horrific impact.
  • Good Samaritan chases down hit-and-run driver. A Good Samaritan chased down a hit-and-run driver who rammed into a mechanic working on a Brooklyn sidewalk.
  • A man riding a dirt bike through the streets of East Harlem was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident.
  • 68-year-old severely injured by hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn while attempting to cross the street.
  • Bicyclist struck, killed by BMW on hit-and-run rampage. A BMW driver struck and killed a bicyclist in Bushwick and then hit an SUV while fleeing the wrong way down a one-way street.
  • Man fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in Queens. Cops are looking for a dark Chevy Blazer that struck and killed a man in Long Island City. Police identified the victim as Kumar Ragunath, 64, of Jamaica.
  • A Manhattan widow says the city needs to reconsider a slow zone that the DOT rejected just two days before her husband was killed by a hit-and-run driver. Antonio Ramirez,…
  • Cops hunting ATV biker who ‘mowed down officer’. Cops are looking for this bone-headed biker who allegedly mowed down a cop in East New York.
  • Man struck in Lower East Side hit-run. A man is clinging to life after a hit-and-run accident on the Lower East Side, cops said. The victim was attempting to cross Hester Street and Bowery.

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