A 25 year old man is in critical condition after being struck by a taxi during the early hours of the morning on Sunday, January 31, 2016. The man was crossing W 15th St. and 10th Ave. in Chelsea when the incident occurred.
The taxi cab driver was uninjured and stayed at the scene while the emergency responders arrived. The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital and treated for serious injuries.
Police are currently investigating the case.
Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to motor vehicles, especially at night when it is more difficult to see surrounding areas. When crossing the street, make sure that the path is clear from each direction even when you have the right away to ensure your safety.
If you have been the victim in a pedestrian knockdown please contact us today.