Yesterday, Thursday, August 3rd, 2017, at around 3:20pm a pedestrian was struck and killed by a FedEx truck. The incident occurred along Route 130 at Van Kannel Avenue in Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey. The victim, 37-year-old Keith Miles of Hamilton Township, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Hamilton Township police said Miles was hit while in the southbound lanes near the intersection with Van Kannel Avenue. The truck was southbound and being driven by a FedEx employee, according to the police.
The incident is still being investigated. Video footage of the scene can be viewed here.
Unfortunately, these accidents where vehicles hit pedestrians occur much too often. Just this summer, two separate incidents occurred when two pedestrians were killed while attempting to cross Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia, PA.
Feldman Shepherd has been representing victims of pedestrian accidents and their families for many years. Current pedestrian accident cases, led by Feldman Shepherd attorney Jason A. Daria, include:
Mother and three children struck and killed by a car on Roosevelt Boulevard
27-year old mother and 3 of her children were struck and killed by a vehicle, July of 2013 while attempting to cross Roosevelt Boulevard. This case is currently being litigated and expected to get a trial in early 2018.
20-year-old college student struck and killed by a vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard
Jason was recently retained by the family of a college student who was struck and killed while crossing the Boulevard at Bingham Street in May 2016.
$1 Million Settlement for Teenager Injured Crossing Mind-Block Cross Walk on Roosevelt Boulevard
An 8th-grade student was injured when he was struck crossing Roosevelt Boulevard at a dangerous mid-block crosswalk which had no traffic control to regulate traffic. Attorneys Roberta Pichini and Jason Daria represented this young teenager. Read More
$900,000 Settlement for Teenager Struck and Killed While Crossing Roosevelt Boulevard
Attorneys Roberta D. Pichini and Jason A. Daria represented a second mid-block crosswalk case—this time resulting in death—obtaining a settlement of $900,000 for the mother of a 13-year-old girl killed on Roosevelt Boulevard. Read More