Estate Of Late “Godfather” Actor Files Lawsuit…..

This past Thursday, John Avots who is the executor of Mr. Bright’s estate filed a wrongful death lawsuit at the Manhattan Supreme Court against Academy Bus LLC. Richard Bright best known for appearing in the 3 “Godfather” movies was killed by an Academy Bus at the intersection of West 86th Street & Columbus Avenue.

According to the court papers filed, Mr. Bright was crossing with the light when the bus failed to signal before making the turn from West 86th Street onto Columbus Avenue. The papers went on to say that Mr. Bright became stuck underneath a rear tire which dragged him for an unspecified distance. We also learn that the subsequent dragging led to the following:

  1. Crushed pelvis
  2. Multiple fractures to both legs
  3. Near amputation of both legs
  4. Fractures to all of his ribs
  5. Punctures to both lungs

The court papers also shared some disturbing quotes about the incident mostly pertaining to the bus driver’s actions including how the driver “despite hearing someone banging on the side of the bus, did not stop after running over Bright,” & Instead, he continued on his route to the Port Authority Bus Terminal where he was subsequently located by police.”

The estate is looking for unspecified “pecuniary damages for the decedent’s conscious pain and suffering and his wrongful death.”

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