On his way to work, crossing 23rd a 15 year old is struck and killed by a BMW sedan. The driver and 2 of its occupants stayed at the scene. The driver as described by witnesses was hysterical unable to comprehend this horrific incident.
The 15-year-old, identified as Edwin Ajacalon was working as a delivery boy to support his family in Guatemala.
“Edwin Ajacalon was just trying to support his family. He was just a kid. A speeding car took his life.” Says Paul Ajlouny, New York Car Accident Lawyer.
Pedestrian – Cyclist accidents on NYC streets leave us all unnerved. Already beginning 2017 five+ people have been killed while riding their bicycles in New York.
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