Posted on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at 4:36 am
Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY (January 1, 2019) – A woman was taken to the hospital after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Tuesday morning, January 1. The injurious collision was stated to have taken place in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn at approximately 8:00 a.m., according to authorities.
Police responded to the scene where a 63-year-old woman was reported to have been struck and injured by a vehicle. Firefighters who were in the area were the first to assist the victim as they quickly rushed to her aid after the collision. The driver of the vehicle involved did not remain at the scene to help the victim or cooperate with authorities.
Medical crews immediately rushed the woman to Kings County Hospital to be treated for her injuries. She is expected to survive at this time. The victim’s identity has not yet been released and no further information has been made available.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
We wholeheartedly extend our sincerest sympathies to the victim of this accident as we maintain hope for her full recovery. New York pedestrian accidents are known to be catastrophically injurious as there is typically no protection between a vehicle and another person at the time of impact.
We understand that it can be extremely difficult for the victim to focus on anything other than their recovery at this time, however, it is also essential to realize that you may likely have rights moving forward. It is also important to know that an experienced New York accident attorney can help you obtain the full compensation you deserve.
At Hach & Rose, we are devoted to helping victims recover from their losses as we are proud to hold careless and blatantly criminal parties such as a hit-and-run driver, accountable for the pain they inflict. If you have suffered injuries in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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