Just out new statistics New York City drivers injured 1,250 Pedestrians and Cyclists in May, and Killed Seven. That number does not count the recent deaths of a teen skateboarder who police say was killed in a hit-and-run in Brooklyn, cyclist fatally struck by garbage truck driver in hit-and-run and Kevin Zeng, 25, hit by an MTA bus while chasing his skateboard.
First 5 Months in 2017 Fatalities:
- 46 pedestrians /cyclists
- 5,577 injured
Remembering The Victims:
Please submit name of anyone you would like to be remembered.
- Xin Kang Wang, 74
- Alyssa Elsman, 18
- Jinhe Niu 67
- Robert Falk 89
- Kevin Zeng 25
- Dan Hanegby, 36
- Michael Mamoikakis. 80
- Thomas Bradley Jr., 52
- Darton Besler, 73
- Ramone Fores, 33
- Evedette Sanchez, 39 in Dec.
- Hermanda Booker, 29
- Corbin Carr, 17
Injured in NYC MVA:
- 857 pedestrians
- 393 cyclist
Crashes Endangering Pedestrians
- SUV Hits Pedestrian, Crashes Into Storefront on Upper East Side
- Cyclist hit by truck, pedestrian by bus in fatal NYC crashes
- Construction Worker Hit Following Car Crash in Manhattan
- SUV hits bus, runs over pedestrians on Harlem sidewalk
Only two motorists were charged for causing a death. There is a current outcry in New York City streets that NYPD should hold these drivers responsible for their negligence. Many feel that the NYPD has been laying blame on the cyclist victims killed in these accidents.
Far too many cyclists and pedestrians in NYC have been prematurely blamed for their own deaths. However with the number of deaths just in the beginning of this year it’s clear that the streets of New York have a problem keeping cyclists and pedestrians safe.
SUV Driver Hits Skateboarder and Drives Away:
Bicyclists Killed By Garbage Truck
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