Brooklyn, NY (October 12, 2018) – Officials provided a report pertaining to a woman who was struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn. The accident, which proved to be fatal, claimed the life of a 45-year-0ld female after she was hit while crossing Nostrand Avenue at around 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11.
Elina Sokolov was struck by a 2015 Dodge Durango while crossing Nostrand in the vicinity of Emmons Avenue. The fatal accident took place in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn. The 57-year-old male driver of the Durango was unable to stop in time and subsequently struck Sokolov who ended up being rolled over by the passenger side tires of the vehicle.
According to police, paramedics quickly arrived on the scene to assist Sokolov as they transported her to a local hospital. Unfortunately, the severely injured woman died of her injuries a short time later. The Durango was reported to have been turning onto Nostrand Avenue from Emmons Avenue at the time of the collision.
The driver stayed at the scene of the accident and cooperated with authorities. No charges have been filed against the driver at this time.
Above all else, we would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family members and other loved ones of Elina Sokolov during this devastating time. New York pedestrian accidents often become fatal due to the vulnerability of the victim. There is nothing quite as horrendous as the sudden loss of a loved one, and our experienced New York accident attorneys are here for you.
At Hach & Rose, we have devoted our lives to helping the victims of negligent parties and other entities. We are extremely ardent about doing what we can to help keep our roads a safer place for all of us who share them, and we strive to relieve the anguish that persists during the time after the loss of a loved one. If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident due to someone else’s negligence, please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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