Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, NY (February 19, 2019) – The driver of a livery car kept going after striking a man and leaving him in critical condition around 11:00 p.m. on Monday, February 19, according to authorities.
Police stated that the 28-year-old victim was struck at the intersection of 47th Street and 10th Avenue after leaving a bar in the area. The vehicle that hit the man was described as a black livery car with TLC plates, as the incident was witnessed by several people. One of the witnesses stated that the car involved made a left turn down 48th Street after the accident.
Witnesses called 911, which prompted police and emergency medical crews to the scene. The victim was reported to have suffered head injuries as a result of the accident. No arrests have been made as police are actively looking for the vehicle involved as part of their investigation into the incident.
Unfortunately, New York pedestrian accidents can be seriously injurious, or even fatal, particularly those which involve a criminal party such as a hit-and-run driver. There is no protection between the vehicle and the pedestrian at the time of impact, and we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the victim at this time, as we maintain hope for his full recovery.
We realize that it can be terribly difficult for victims to focus on anything other than their recovery, however, it is imperative to know that you may have significant rights at this time. At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 as we have made it our mission to hold negligent drivers accountable for the pain that they inflict. If you have been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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