28-year-old Woman, Killed In Lower Manhattan Bus Crash

Last updated: December 22, 2018

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(Gardiner Anderson for New York Daily News)

28-year-old Kimberly Greer, of Long Island, died Thursday evening around 7:30 p.m. from injuries resulting from a bus crash. Authorities announced the accident occurred at the intersection of Centre St. and Leonard St., the driver of the bus, 50-year-old Xi Chen, of New York, made a left turn off of Centre St. onto Leonard St.

Passengers have exclaimed they had known they hit something but did not realize something was terribly wrong until Chen had returned to the bus in full panic. It was reported that passengers also stated that Chen was running 15 to 20 minutes late prior to the accident.

Police and Paramedics rushed to the scene to assess the situation and to assist the victim. Greer was rushed by ambulance to NY Presbyterian-Downtown Hospital, overcome by her injuries she was tragically announced dead later that evening. Chen has been charged with failure to yield the pedestrian right of way due to this accident. There have been no other reported injuries resulting in this accident.

We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of Kimberly Greer. Numerous questions can come out of a traumatic death due to an event such as a pedestrian accident in New York, especially when the accident was involving a commercial bus.

Raphaelson and Levine are steadfast in helping those who have been injured by the negligence of another party. Making decisions during this devastating time can be difficult but an important step to take. Our knowledgeable accident attorneys are devoted to helping ease the traumatic process of suddenly losing a family member due to other parties negligence. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, please do not hesitate to contact us at 212-268-3222.

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