BROOKLYN, NY – According to amomama.com a 59-year-old man tragically lost his life in a pedestrian accident involving an MTA bus. The report states that the MTA bus struck a street light pole and the pole fell on top of the victim causing very serious injury and subsequent death. The victim’s family was very upset and stated that their loved one was on his way back from his wife’s party when he was injured.
The news report states that the MTA bus was attempting to navigate around vehicle that was broken down in the roadway. That is when the MTA bus’s side mirror struck a pole, and the collision crushed the pole. Then the victim, his wife, and their friends were walking home and he was injured by the falling pole.
Tragically the man passed away as a result of his injuries.
Aside from fatal injuries, broken bones, and traumatic brain injuries, pedestrian accidents are tremendously life-threatening. The following are some of the types of serious injuries that victims involved in pedestrian accidents with motor vehicle often sustain:
- Broken bones,
- Dislocated limbs,
- Amputated limbs,
- Spinal cord damage and paralysis,
- Nerve damage,
- Neck and back injuries,
- Severe lacerations and disfigurement requiring plastic surgery, and
- Internal injuries and internal bleeding.
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