Posted on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 11:33 pm
Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY (May 9, 2019) – An accident that occurred Wednesday afternoon, May 8th, tragically resulted in the death of a 6-year-old boy and the injuries of his mother, according to police. Authorities stated that the crash took place around 4:00 p.m. along Seaview Avenue, between Paerdegat Avenue North and East 80th Street.
For unknown reasons, a yet-to-be-identified 44-year-old woman had been traveling along Seaview Avenue in a Toyota Highlander when she crashed into a parked Nissan Rogue. The woman had her son in the back seat when she struck the vehicle that subsequently hit another car parked in a nearby driveway.
Emergency medical crews were sent to the scene, where they transported the severely injured child to Brookdale Hospital with chest trauma. He was sadly pronounced dead a short time later. Authorities have stated that the mother is currently in stable condition at the same hospital.
It is unknown as to whether or not the child was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident, but an investigation into all the events surrounding the cause of the crash is ongoing.
Car Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased child as they attempt to cope during this tragic time. We also wish to extend our sympathies to the injured mother as she struggles to recover from this incident. Following a car accident in New York, it is important to know that you may have very significant rights moving forward, particularly in the event that you or your loved one is not at fault for the crash.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys have devoted their careers to those who have unjustly suffered due to a reckless driver or negligent entity such as a manufacturer. We understand the immense hindrances that frequently arise in the aftermath of a serious collision, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in New York, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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