Posted on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 9:12 pm
Valley Stream, NY (May 18, 2019) – On Wednesday around 2:40 p.m., a fatal pedestrian accident took place on Arkansas Drive that took the life of a pedestrian.
A 47-year-old female driver was backing out of a driveway on Arkansas Drive when she suddenly struck a female victim. The victim was walking on the sidewalk at the time.
When the driver realized what happened, she stopped and called the police. The victim has since been identified as 62-year-old Sarwari Tabassum.
Tabassum suffered severe injuries to the head and was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our genuine condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of the victim in this accident. Pedestrian accidents are some of the most serious injuries that take place on our roads and tend to be critically injurious and fatal in nature. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have few protections from harm. If you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident, you might have questions about how you can move forward.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose are fully devoted to assisting you during one of the most challenging times in your life. If another party acted in an unjust matter and caused your loved one’s death, you have rights to compensation to cover a wide variety of aspects and help you move forward in a time that is devastating to you. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at 212-779-0057.
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