Posted on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 at 4:48 pm
Brooklyn, NY (April 20, 2019) – Police say that a fatal bicycle accident took place at the intersection of 47th Street and 17th Avenue that took the life of one person.
Authorities confirmed that the bicyclist involved in the accident was taken to the hospital immediately following the accident and pronounced deceased while there. The victim was identified as a 25-year-old whose name was not released.
Witnesses say that the man was in the intersection when the truck drove through the area and barreled into him. He was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital but police say that he suffered from traumatic arrest before his passing.
Police say that the driver of the truck stayed at the scene of the accident to cooperate. They continue their investigation into the accident at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to take a moment to extend our condolences to the family and friends of the party whose life was taken in this serious bicycle accident in New York. We understand how desperate you and your loved ones might be feeling if you have had to face the aftermath of one of these accidents and are unsure of where to turn. Our experienced attorneys are dedicated to helping you achieve results in your case.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have helped many clients move forward with wrongful death claims in the midst of their cases, especially when you are left to struggle with the finances in your case while you are grieving in this desperate time. There are many overwhelming damages that might play a role in your case such as lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more. We will help you when you have been negatively impacted by the negligence of another party. Please contact us at 212-779-0057 to find out what we can do for you.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.