Livery Cab Driver Arrested in Car Accident that Badly Injures Girl

According to the authorities, this Brooklyn car accident occurred on Wednesday night at approximately 7:30 p.m.  The little girl was riding her scooter as her mother walked along with her near Livonia Avenue and Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville.  At that point, a livery cab collided with an SUV and jumped the curb.  It ran over the little girl and pinned her underneath.  Several Good Samaritans lifted the car off the girl, but she was seriously injured.  At least one other pedestrian was hit and six people altogether were injured and transported to nearby hospitals.

New York Car Accident Statistics

First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere thoughts and support for everyone who was injured in this Brooklyn car accident.  We’d also like to salute the heroes who heped save that little girl.  In addition, this crash will now become part of the overall statistics regarding New York pedestrian accidents.  Every year, more than 15,000 of these crashes occur, leading to nearly as many injuries and to more than 300 fatalities.

New York Accident Lawyers

If it turns out that the livery cab driver was at fault for this Brooklyn car accident, then it could lead to the filing of New York personal injury lawsuits against that livery cab driver and perhaps his employer.  If such lawsuits are filed and they are successful, the plaintiffs in these lawsuits could be awarded damages that compensate them for their losses.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a crash caused by someone else, you need to seek the help of New York accident lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of clients for more than 40 years.  Contact The Fitzgerald Law Firm today to schedule a free initial consultation.