Posted on Monday, December 3rd, 2018 at 2:32 am
Staten Island, NY (December 2, 2018) – A 65-year-old from Grasmere, identified as Losif Morgenshteyn, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver when he was fixing a flat tire. The accident took place yesterday, December 1, at a busy Brooklyn intersection.
The accident happened at the intersection of East 28 Street and Shore Parkway around 6:24 p.m. last evening. Morgenshteyn was suddenly struck by a vehicle while changing his tire.
EMS provided emergency care and transported the pedestrian to the NYC Health + Hospitals, where he was sadly pronounced deceased. The vehicle fled the scene but was later found without its driver.
Now, the New York City Police Department is investigating the accident.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Firstly, we would like to take this time to extend our condolences to the friends and family of Losif Morgenshteyn. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents continue to happen every single day across New York, many of which will lead to injuries or fatalities to those involved. What makes these accidents so serious is the fact that pedestrians are extremely vulnerable parties on our roads, who have particular risks, unlike others who share the roadways.
At Hach & Rose, we have adopted a responsibility to help those who have fallen victim to the reckless actions of another negligent party. When a loved one has been killed in a serious accident due to the negligence of another party, we want you to know that you have many rights in your case. Do not hesitate to contact us today at 212-779-0057 for more information.
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