Teen Fatally Struck NYC
New York teen killed in hit and run.
Family of 14-year-old Mohommad Uddin calls for safety at site of fatal hit-and-run – News 12 Brooklyn http://bit.ly/mohommaduddin Such a tragic and devastating situation. No words can take away the pain of the grieving family. This is a heartbreaking situation.
Prayers to the family. In such situations words aren’t much helpful. Actions, however so that this child was not lost in vain, need to be taken.
Our Brooklyn, New York streets need to be safer.
Mohammad Nyam Uddin was fatally struck at the intersection of East 7th Street and Caton Avenue last Thursday after 78-year-old Lynn Reynolds made a sharp left turn and drove off after hitting him.
In New York City, our signal system for pedestrians — allows drivers to make a turn at the same time pedestrians have a green light — As seen in this sad a fatal accident.
In New York most pedestrians who die are killed in the crosswalk, when they have the light, by turning vehicles not yielding to them. This was also seen a year ago, with three-year-old girl Allison Liao walking with her grandmother, who was hit and killed and the driver ended up not even getting a traffic ticket.
Something has to change.
New York car accident attorney, Paul Ajlouny, states. “Pedestrians are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents every year and looking at the existing numbers of 2014 are still on the rise, even with the new speed limit in place.” say’s Mr. Ajlouny, New York City streets are dangerous with hundreds of pedestrians killed as a result of being struck by speeding or distracted drivers.”