Queens, NY – Woman Fatally Struck by School Bus on 107th Ave
Queens, NY (November 11, 2023) – The New York Police Department confirmed that 73-year-old Maria Rodriguez lost her life as a result of a pedestrian accident in the Woodhaven sections of Queens.
The accident occurred at around 7:25 a.m. on November 10.
According to authorities, a bus that was carrying four children under the age of 12 proceeded through the area of 107th Avenue and 86th Street during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, the bus struck a female pedestrian, identified as Rodriguez, who was returning home from dropping her grandchildren off.
The woman suffered fatal injuries as a result of the accident. Authorities pronounced Rodriguez deceased at the scene.
The driver of the bus was charged with failure to exercise due care and failure to yield.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Maria Rodriguez.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Fatal pedestrian accidents take the lives of countless people every year in New York. The unfortunate truth is that we see many people forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences of these accidents as a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. When drivers fail to yield to pedestrians, run red lights, or pass stop signs, it can have deadly consequences.
Unfortunately, experiencing the loss of a loved one can have an overwhelming impact on families. Many families are forced to deal with overwhelming emotional and financial consequences.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is advisable that you seek legal representation from a Queens wrongful death lawyer immediately. An attorney will be able to help you pursue a claim for compensation against the person who is responsible.
Your attorney will take control of the legal aspect of your grieving process to ensure your rights and best interests are protected.
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Disclaimers: In order to prevent being engaged in a tragic accident, we wish to encourage the people in our neighborhood to drive slowly and with caution. This news article is not meant to be a solicitation for business. Any information offered shouldn’t be regarded as professional medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post wasn’t taken at the location of the collision.