Bay Shore, NY (February 17, 2019) – A teen who was driving without a license struck a man in a pedestrian accident that took place early Saturday night on Union Boulevard.
Police were called to the scene of an accident around 6:10 p.m., when a 58-year-old man was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street near First Avenue. The identity of the man was not released, but he was quickly transported to the hospital with injuries.
The 16-year-old driver of the car, whose name also has not been released, was not injured. His two 15-year-old male passengers were okay as well. He was issued with a court summons for driving without a license.
At this time, police continue their investigation of the accident.
The New York Department of Health reported that, between 2012-2014, approximately 312 pedestrians lost their lives in accidents, some of which took place due to the negligence of other parties. We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the pedestrian whose life was threatened in a serious accident due to a reckless party. In the midst of a New York pedestrian accident, it is imperative to have somebody by your side to support you through this time.
At Hach & Rose, our experienced personal injury attorneys in New York have handled a variety of cases similar to this and are willing to help you make your claim We understand that these accidents can be physically and emotionally taxing, and so we want to hear your side of the story so that you can move forward with receiving the compensation that you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact us to find out what we can do for you at 212-779-0057.
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