Posted on Sunday, January 20th, 2019 at 12:14 am
Forest Hills, NY (January 19, 2019) – In Forest Hills, three pedestrians were struck by a vehicle, including a 6-year-old. The pedestrian accident happened around 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday night.
Police responded to the area of 71st Avenue and Austin Street to find that a vehicle struck the pedestrians as they were crossing the street. The driver, whose name was not mentioned, was driving a red Toyota RAV4 at the time. Police say that he stayed at the scene of the accident to cooperate with them.
All victims involved were transported to the hospital to be treated for their injuries. At this time, the accident remains under investigation.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
We would like to take this time to extend our sincere sympathies to the pedestrians who have been injured in this accident. We understand that these accidents happen to vulnerable parties and can lead to serious injuries to those involved. New York roads are some of the most dangerous in terms of pedestrian accidents, leading to some of the most serious injuries every year. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, our experienced car accident attorneys are here for you every step of the way when it comes to gaining compensation for your damages.
It is important to know that, as a victim of a pedestrian accident, you have many rights as a victim of someone else’s neglect. At Hach & Rose, we never want you to feel alone when it comes to your case and receiving the compensation you deserve. Our compassionate attorneys are devoted to helping those affected by the inattention of other drivers. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible. Contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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