Hit and run driver kills rollerblader and injures several other people in New York City

By April 11, 2017 November 21st, 2018 Medical and Legal Issues

A 21 year old man died and several other people were injured in a car accident in NYC last Saturday night. Around 8:30 pm, 37 year old Terrance Smith was driving his car on Powell Street in Brooklyn, NYC. He was speeding while at the same time arguing with his passenger.  As he approached the intersection of Glenmore Ave in Brownsville he hit 21 year old Michael Joefield who was rollerblading in the street.  The impact of the accident was so violent that the roller-blades were ejected from Michael’s feet and flew into the window of a nearby van. Michael’s body got stuck under Terrance’s car but he didn’t stop. He continued on his way dragging the body under his car and slamming into two others vehicles and into a stop sign. Continue reading →
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Source: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Blog