Posted on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:27 am
Melville, NY (November 20, 2018) – A serious personal injury accident was reported to have occurred in Melville, Monday evening, November 19, when a male pedestrian was struck by an SUV. The incident was stated to have taken place at around 5:00 p.m. on Route 110, north of Amityville Road.
Authorities reported that the man was struck by an SUV after he stepped onto Route 110. The 87-year-old driver who struck the victim was reported to have remained at the scene following the incident and is not facing any charges at this time.
The injured man was immediately airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries. The exact extent of the victims’ condition has not been released, and neither of the parties involved has been identified.
There have been no further details made available as police are likely to be involved in a thorough investigation into the incident.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Before anything else, we would like to offer our sincere sympathies to the victim of this collision. New York pedestrian accidents are often among the most fatal or devastatingly injurious incidents since those who are struck are typically in an unprotected area at the time. While recovering from injuries is where the majority of focus must remain following a sudden injury, it is also important to know that you may have very significant rights moving forward.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident lawyers are here for you 24/7 as we are adamantly dedicated to holding reckless drivers accountable for their actions. We are entirely inflexible about guarding the rights of anyone who has suffered an injury due to another party’s careless behavior. If you have sustained a serious injury due to the actions of a negligent motorist, call 212-779-0057 and let us put our extensive knowledge to work for you today.
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