Posted on Monday, April 22nd, 2019 at 11:41 pm
Hempstead, NY (April 22, 2019) – A person was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle in the town of Hempstead on Saturday night, April, 20th, according to authorities. Police stated that the driver of the vehicle involved fled the scene after the accident that took place around 11:00 p.m. at the intersection of Front Street and Peninsula Boulevard.
According to police investigators, the victim had been either walking along or attempting to cross one of the aforementioned roads when they were hit by a vehicle described as a grey or silver sedan. The driver of that vehicle did not stop to offer assistance or cooperate with authorities.
Emergency medical responders were dispatched to the scene where they transported the victim to a local hospital, where they are currently in serious condition. Anyone with any information is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Our most genuinely sincere sympathies are extended to the injured party, first and foremost, as we maintain hope for their full recovery at this time. Pedestrian accidents in New York are commonly injurious or fatal, as there is absolutely zero protection between a vehicle and a pedestrian at the time of impact. Although it can be terribly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have substantial rights in terms of recovering compensation for their injuries.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have committed their lives to those who have suffered due to the actions of a careless or otherwise negligent party. We understand that there is nearly nothing as challenging as recovering from a sudden injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you have been injured in a New York pedestrian accident due to a negligent or blatantly criminal driver, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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