Brooklyn, NY (November 11, 2020) – Around 7:10 a.m. on Monday, November 9, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred on a roadway in Brooklyn.
Police confirmed that a cement truck driver was headed east on Bushwick Avenue when he ran into a pedestrian who was near an industrialized area. The accident occurred near Jefferson Street.
The pedestrian, who has since been identified as Jessica Vollman, emerged from behind a car and walked onto the street. The driver of the cement truck, who has not yet been identified, did not see her and was not able to stop in time before striking her.
The 34-year-old pedestrian was immediately pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The 49-year-old cement truck driver was not injured.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in New York accidents every single year. Pedestrians are some of the most likely parties to lose their lives in accidents due to the fact that they have no protection from harm against other parties. Between 2012 and 2014, approximately 300 pedestrians have been killed in accidents due to the negligence of others. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is imperative that you have the help of a legal advocate by your side.
It is true that no amount of money can bring back somebody you love as a result of a pedestrian accident. However, it can help you on a financial level as you are grieving the loss of a loved one. Nobody should ever have to worry about how they will afford to pay the bills that pile up after they have lost someone that they love in an accident. If you have suffered immense losses and wonder where you can turn, you should always be prepared to speak with a New York pedestrian accident attorney.
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