West Side, Manhattan, NY – Elderly Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Bus
West Side, Manhattan, NY (November 5, 2018) – A pedestrian accident was reported involving a bus that resulted in the death of one person on Saturday night, November 3. The victim was confirmed to a 73-year-old pedestrian who was hit and subsequently killed in the accident that took place at around 10:00 p.m.
According to authorities, the fatal accident was reported to have occurred at the intersection of 34th Street and 10th Avenue when the bus struck the victim for currently unknown reasons. The bus was stated to have been empty at the time of the incident.
Police said that the driver of the bus left the scene of the accident, claiming that they did not know they had struck someone. Paramedics were immediately on the scene shortly after the collision in order to render aid to the victim, however, the elderly pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead a short time later.
No one else was injured in this accident and investigators have not yet released the name of the victim pending notification of loved ones.
New York Pedestrian Accidents and Bus Accidents
First and foremost, we would like to offer our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the family members of the victim. We understand that there is nothing quite as difficult to handle as the sudden loss of a loved one, and pedestrian accidents in New York are very often among the most detrimental types of collisions. The overwhelming expenses that arise during such a time can be incredibly life-altering for those involved.
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