Lawrence, NY (November 8, 2018) – Police stated that a fatal pedestrian accident involving a truck occurred early Thursday afternoon, November 8, in Lawrence. According to authorities, the deadly collision was reported to have taken place at around 1:20 p.m.
The victim was confirmed to be a 34-year-old man who was struck as he was crossing Central Avenue, according to police. The truck that hit the man was said to have been heading northbound on Nassau Expressway at the time of the accident.
Police responded to the call shortly after the accident along with emergency medical personnel to evaluate the scene and render aid to the victim. The severely injured man was immediately taken to a local hospital vis Hatzalah ambulance to be treated for his wounds. Tragically, the victim was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.
The name of the victim has not been released in order to provide time for authorities to notify loved ones. No further information has been provided at this time.
Police are likely to be involved in an ongoing investigation into this incident.
We would first like to send our condolences to the loved ones and friends of the victim during this devastating time. Pedestrian accidents in New York, particularly those that involve trucks, often prove to be fatal due to the power of the vehicle and the vulnerability of the victim. At this time, it is important for loved ones to remain focus on their emotional recuperation, which also makes the guidance of a compassionate New York accident attorney invaluable.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is absolutely nothing more tragic than dealing with the sudden loss of a family member. We wholeheartedly believe that when your grief is caused by the negligence of another person, you absolutely deserve the best representation possible in order to recover all the compensation you deserve. If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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