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New York is notorious for crowded sidewalks and streets. With over 19 million residents, a flurry of activity constantly occurs in the state. Unfortunately, given the number of people and limited space, accidents are inevitable. The Tri-State Transportation Campaign (TSTC) released new information on the most dangerous roads for walking. The yearly report tracks the areas where the most pedestrian accidents occur. Once again, Nassau County leads for having the most deaths.
The TSTC’s report breaks down the number of New York pedestrian accidents from 2012 to 2014. At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we believe pedestrians have a right to safe streets. That is why we want you to be aware of dangerous roads.
70 pedestrians died on Bronx roads from 2012-2014. The most dangerous streets include:
A total of 129 individuals were killed on Brooklyn streets in the three years. The most dangerous roads include:
91 people were killed in accidents on Manhattan streets. The roads where the most deaths occurred are:
Queens had 132 pedestrian deaths from 2012 through 2014. The most dangerous roads include:
Of all the boroughs in New York, Staten Island comparatively appears the safest. There were only 21 deaths on the roads in those three years. Most deaths occurred on these dangerous streets:
Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are all too common in New York. If you were injured because of negligence or carelessness, our New York personal injury attorneys can help. Call today to schedule a free consultation. We will help you get through this difficult time!