Buffalo Man to Serve Jail Time for Reckless Driving Resulting in the Death of Pedestrian

Modified: July 18, 2022 12:06pm

7/18/2022

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 29-year-old Daniel Robinson of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before Buffalo City Court Judge Andrew C. LoTempio to 15 days in jail.

On Friday, April 2, 2021, at approximately 10:54 p.m., the defendant was recklessly driving northbound on Main Street in the City of Buffalo when his vehicle hit a pedestrian who was crossing the street near Lisbon Avenue. The victim, 42-year-old Jammie Shareece Moore-Nelson, died at the scene.

Robinson pleaded guilty to one count of Reckless Driving (unclassified misdemeanor under New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law). Robinson pleaded guilty to the highest sustainable charge on May 12, 2022.

DA Flynn commends the Buffalo Police Department Accident Investigation Unit for their work in this case.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Christopher M. McCarthy of the Vehicular Crimes Unit.