12/15/2011 // New York City, New York, USA // New York City Accident Lawyer // Jonathan C Reiter
On Tuesday, December 6, 2011, a man was struck and killed by a small school bus in the Bronx, New York City injury attorney Jonathan C Reiter explains. The pedestrian fatality occurred at approximately 6:10 pm, on Moshulu Ave and Broadway in North Riverdale.
The man, 57-year-old Milo Montivilla, of the Bronx, was traveling east onto Moshulu Ave. when the private bus struck him, explains New York City injury attorney Jonathan C Reiter.
According to police reports received by New York City injury attorney Jonathan C Reiter, Montivilla was dragged several feet before he became trapped under the bus. Upon emergency response arrival, firefighters lifted the bus to free the victim.
Montivilla was transported to a nearby hospital, according to New York City injury attorney Jonathan C Reiter, but was later pronounced dead.
No children were being transported on the bus at the time of the pedestrian fatality accident.
New York City injury lawyer Jonathan C Reiter has noted in a previous article that 446 pedestrian fatalities occurred in New York City between 2007 and 2009, according to a report released by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign. Manhattan saw the second highest pedestrian fatality rate, behind Brooklyn, according to the report. New York City injury lawyer Jonathan C Reiter also explains that the nearly 66% of pedestrian fatality accidents occur at intersections.
The leading New York City injury attorneys at the Law Firm of Jonathan C. Reiter brought this news story to you. For more than thirty years we have been advocates for those injured by the wrongful actions of others. In the process we have developed years of experience litigating the multifaceted claims of pedestrian accident victims and their families and bringing them relief and recovery.
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