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Canarsie, N.Y. - Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Immigrant in U.S. on Political Asylum on Avenue D

Canarsie, N.Y. (June 10, 2019) - A drunk driver hit and killed a pedestrian over the weekend while her 4-year-old sat in the back seat, according to authorities. The fatal New York pedestrian and drunk driving accident occurred on Sunday, around 10:35 p.m., on Avenue D near East 105th Street.

Thumbnail image for bicycle 3.jpgPolice say that the accident occurred when the driver, 22-year-old Treasure Liggins, of East New York, was driving her 2007 Infinity G35 when she hit 29-year-old Mohammed Abdullah while he was on his bike before she jumped the curb and crashed into a building. Abdullah, who was an immigrant from Bangladesh seeking political asylum, was working his Uber Eats job at the time of the accident. Abdullah was rushed to Brookdale University Hospital following the accident, but he was pronounced deceased.

Liggins claimed to have had one glass of wine before the accident and said that her vehicle appears to have issues with the engine and brakes. A blood test performed by police showed that Liggins was just under the legal limit of intoxication after the accident. Liggins has been charged with charged with several crimes, including manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and aggravated DWI.

We would like to extend our condolences to the family who lost their loved one in this accident. Losing a family member to a vehicle accident is always upsetting, and so we hope you can find peace and love at this difficult time.

Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving accidents are often confusing and upsetting. These accidents cause so much destruction, death, and sadness, that many people question why some drivers choose to drink and drive. Unfortunately, there may never be a clear answer to this question, but if you are hurt in a drunk driving accident, the question of your legal representation is simple to answer. At the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law, we will take on your case to ensure that you are able to get the compensation you need so that you can pay for your injuries and damages. Call our office today to see how we can help you at (800) 469-6476.

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