Staten Island, NY (November 1, 2018) – Authorities reported a woman who was struck by a train on the South Shore late on Wednesday night, October 31. The woman was reported to have been walking on the tracks between the Richmond Valley and Arthur Kill stations when she was hit by a train at approximately 11:05 p.m.
The Staten Island Railway train was traveling toward St. George at the time of the accident. According to authorities, the victim was a woman in her mid-twenties, although her identity has not been provided at this time.
Emergency medical crews were immediately on the scene to assist the injured victim as they transported her to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze. How the woman ended up on the tracks has not been made clear, but the victim was reported to have been conscious upon the arrival of responders.
No further details have been provided in regards to the nature of this accident. Investigators are currently analyzing all the events that led to the incident.
We would like to take a moment to offer our deepest and most heartfelt prayers to the victim of this accident. Occurrences such as train accidents in New York will frequently leave victims as well as their loved ones with a mass of questions. Making the choice to obtain experienced representation to assist you during your time of need can go a long way toward recovery.
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