Posted on Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 11:59 pm
Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY (June 10, 2019) – A woman who caused a fatal accident while driving drunk with her child in the vehicle is under arrest, according to police. Authorities stated that around 11:00 p.m. on Sunday night, June 9th, an intoxicated driver struck and fatally injured an e-bike rider near the intersection of East 105th Street and Avenue D.
Police reported that Treasure Liggins, 22, was driving her vehicle while drunk with her four-year-old child in the backseat when she struck a deliveryman as he was riding an electric bike. The victim, identified as Mohammed Abdullah, was immediately transported to Brookdale Hospital after police and emergency responders arrived at the scene.
Tragically, Abdullah was pronounced deceased shortly after his admittance into the hospital. Liggins was subsequently arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide, manslaughter, and aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child, among other charges. No further information concerning the accident has been made available.
Bicycle Accidents and Wrongful Death in New York
New York bicycle accidents often prove to be fatal, as there is zero protection between the vehicle and the victim at the time of impact, but especially when a seriously negligent or criminal party is involved. Before moving any further, we would first like to extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt thoughts to the loved ones of Mohammed Abdullah during this tragic and devastating time.
We understand that it can be terribly challenging for the bereaved family to focus on anything other than their emotional recovery at this time and that no amount of compensation can replace your loss. However, it is important to realize that you may likely have substantial rights, particularly when your suffering has been caused by a blatantly reckless individual such as a drunk driver.
At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 as we have made it our mission to hold negligent and criminal drivers responsible for the overwhelming pain and devastation that they inflict. If you have lost a loved one in a New York bicycle accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.