Posted on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at 7:57 pm
Staten Island, NY (April 28, 2019) – Police have arrested a man who was involved in a serious hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Bradley and Purdy Avenues. The accident allegedly took place on Saturday.
Police originally arrived at the scene of the accident on Saturday around 10:30 p.m. They found that 89-year-old Anastasia Diaz was killed in a hit-and-run accident where the driver of a Toyota fled the scene after striking her.
The driver was quickly identified as 74-year-old Johnson Kim. Kim, of West Brighton, has since been charged with three counts of hit-and-run.
The investigation into the accident continues.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Every year, pedestrian accidents continue to be one of the major accidents that take place on New York roadways. We understand just how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a severe pedestrian accident, which is why we would like to take this time to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Anastasia Diaz during this difficult time. We want you to know that, if your loved one has fallen victim to one of these accidents, you have a right to recovery under the law.
At Hach & Rose, our attorneys have helped many clients move forward after they have lost a loved one at the hands of a negligent party. Pedestrian accidents are preventable but happen far too often on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians are known as one of the most vulnerable parties on our roadways who have few protections from harm. You might find it difficult to move forward after you have lost someone close to you in one of these accidents, which is why it might be time to invest in the help of an attorney. Please contact us to find out what we can do for you at 212-779-0057.
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