Posted on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 5:47 pm
Sleepy Hollow, NY (May 4, 2019) – Around 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on Beekman Avenue and Andrews Lane.
The accident that took place in the intersection occurred when a 13-year-old girl was attempting to walk across the road when she was suddenly struck by a vehicle that was traveling east.
The teen was transported to the Westchester Medical Center in critical condition. She has since been listed in stable condition as of Thursday evening and could make a full recovery.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the teen was identified as a 27-year-old woman from Tarrytown. She remained on scene and police have not yet stated why the accident happened or whether she was intoxicated at the time.
The accident remains under an active investigation at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Our genuine sympathies are warmly extended to the teenager who was injured in this accident with hopes that she will receive a full recovery. Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most injurious accidents on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians have the fewest protections from harm on our roadways. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident in New York that you believe happened due to the negligence of another party, you might have rights to compensation.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose have fully dedicated themselves to helping victims who have received some of the most life-changing injuries in pedestrian crashes. If you have received serious injuries in the midst of a pedestrian accident and you believe you have rights and protections under the law based on the scenario, we would like to speak with you. Give us a call to get started on your claim at 212-779-0057.
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