Lawrence, NY (November 11, 2018) – The Homicide Squad in Lawrence is taking a closer look at a fatal pedestrian accident that took one life on Thursday, November 8. The accident took place around 1:48 p.m.
At the time, a 34-year-old male pedestrian was struck while he was walking on Central Avenue by a Freightliner traveling north on the Expressway. The driver was identified as a 37-year-old man, but his name has not yet been released.
The pedestrian started crossing the Nassau Expressway from west to east when he was struck by the truck coming through the area. At this time, he has been identified as 34-year-old Naftali Rhodes.
Rhodes was quickly taken to the hospital with serious bodily trauma and was pronounced dead while there. At this time, the investigation into the matter continues.
At this time, we would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Naftali Rhodes, as we understand just how difficult it can be to lose somebody closest to you in one of these serious accidents.
Pedestrian accidents are always on the rise throughout New York. In fact, in 2013, 5.4% of the crashes that happened across the state involved pedestrians. A total of 16,903 of these pedestrians were injured and some lost their lives that year.
It is never an easy thing to lose somebody close to you in a serious pedestrian accident. At Hach & Rose, our compassionate attorneys want you to know that you are never alone when it comes to your case and receiving the results you deserve during this difficult time. We are devoted to your case if you have lost somebody close to you in a serious accident and need our assistance. Please call us today to get started at 212-779-0057. We are waiting to hear from you.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.
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