Update: Pedestrian in Fair Lawn accident identified

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Police have released the identity of the pedestrian struck and killed in front of the Fair Lawn municipal building on Wednesday.

The Daily Voice reports that that the victim, who was struck by two vehicles on Fair Lawn Avenue on Wednesday, was 63-year-old Yuri Berger. Berger was walking near his house on Edward Street when the accident happened.

The driver of the 2012 Honda SUV that first hit Berger is a 53-year-old man from Fair Lawn. After the initial impact at 9:45 a.m., Berger was thrown under a second vehicle, a 2017 Mercedes Benz.

Police began administering CPR after lifting the Mercedes off the victim. Berger was then transported to a medical center in Paterson where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is still on-going and charges are pending.

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Note: This blog reports on the types of cases our firm has extensive experience handling. It is painful to learn of the prevalence of these serious accidents, and it is our sincere hope that future catastrophes can be avoided. Our blog posts are written from scouring recent news stories. As more information is revealed, these stories may be updated. If the information in this blog article is outdated or false, please let us know so we can add updates or corrections.

Disclaimer: By showing the frequency of these serious accidents, Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers hopes that more will be done to prevent them. Another aim is to give readers information that can be used to help them reduce the likelihood they are involved in a serious accident. Content on our blog is not legal advice.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers Last Updated : November 29, 2021
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