MTA Driver Arrested for Hitting Pedestrian While Driving Drunk
On April 27, an intoxicated MTA bus driver was arrested. The driver, Raquel James, was driving while drunk along Rockaway Parkway and Winthrop Street in Brooklyn. This happened at around 3 in the morning.
While driving, he hit a female pedestrian. This information comes from the police.
James was taken into custody. He has been charged with multiple charges including vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and more.
The extent of the injuries to the pedestrian is not known at this time. If we learn any more details about this accident, we will keep you posted. This is an emerging story.
If you’ve been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident that was caused by the driver of a vehicle acting negligently, you could receive financial compensation for your injuries by filing a personal injury claim.
A personal injury attorney can help you with this process and fight for you. To talk to a lawyer and get help, call Frekhtman & Associates at (212) 222-1111.
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