Posted on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 11:43 pm
Bath Beach, NY (May 2, 2019) – On Thursday afternoon, May 2nd, a 3-year-old boy tragically lost his life after being struck by a commercial van. The devastating incident was reported to have occurred in the vicinity of Bay 25th Street and Benson Avenue at approximately 1:00 p.m.
According to authorities, the young boy, identified as 3-year-old Emur Shavkator, was crossing the street on a scooter when he was struck by a van with a Starburst logo on one side and a Skittles logo on the other. Shavkator’s mother was standing on the sidewalk with an infant in a stroller at the time of the accident. The boy was pinned underneath the van as a result of the impact.
Police and emergency medical crews were immediately called to the scene, where they rushed Shavkator to Coney Island Hospital. He was tragically pronounced deceased shortly after his arrival. The driver of the van was reported to have remained at the crash site and has been charged for failure to yield.
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Words cannot express the detrimental pain and loss that is being felt by the loved ones of Emur Shavkator following this horrific incident. First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt condolences are extended to the family members of the victim as they make an attempt to cope with this overwhelming tragedy. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often fatal, particularly those which involve a young child and a large vehicle such as a van. While it may be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for the bereaved family to know that they may have very substantial rights.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their lives to those who have unjustly suffered due to the actions of another party. We understand that there is absolutely nothing as devastating as the unexpected loss of a child, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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