Posted on Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 7:25 am
Staten Island, NY (October 18, 2018) – An 11-year-old boy who was crossing the road was sadly struck by a vehicle in the vicinity of Port Richmond High School on Thursday morning, October 18. The accident took place at an intersection near the school at around 7:38 a.m.
The young pedestrian was reported to have been in a crosswalk at the intersection of Nicholas Avenue and Innis Street at the time of the accident. A vehicle struck the child while it was making a right turn. According to reports, the victim suffered injuries that were thankfully classified as minor.
Police and emergency responders were on the scene to help the young victim. Reports stated that a person was taken to Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton following a call that reported the pedestrian crash at the intersection.
No arrests have been made and no more information has been provided in regards to the events of the accident or the condition of the victim. Authorities are actively looking into the incident.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
First and foremost, we would like to extend our sympathies to the injured child as we offer our sincerest wishes for his full recovery. New York pedestrian accidents are often among the most injurious and even fatal type of collision. Victims are normally in a vulnerable area, and it is vital for family members to realize that they have rights after a loved one is hurt due to someone else’s disregard.
We understand that there is hardly anything quite as horrific as the sudden injury of a child, and our New York accident attorneys are here for you with our passionate desire for holding negligent drivers responsible. At Hach & Rose, we are inflexible about protecting the rights of victims who have been injured due to someone else’s carelessness. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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