Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2019 at 11:38 pm
Brentwood, NY (May 20, 2019) – An unidentified man is currently in critical condition after being hit by a motor vehicle on Sunday night, May 19th. The accident was reported to have taken place on Washington Avenue at approximately 9:00 p.m., according to police.
Authorities stated that a 44-year-old man was attempting to walk across Washington Avenue, just north of Clark Street, when he was struck by an unspecified vehicle. The driver of the car involved remained at the scene and called for assistance after the collision.
Police and emergency medical crews were promptly called to the scene, where they transported the victim to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. At this time, neither the identity of the victim nor the events that led to the incident have been clarified by authorities. The accident remains under investigation.
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Our most genuinely sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the victim, first and foremost, as we maintain hope for his full recovery. New York pedestrian accidents are often seriously injurious or fatal since there is little to zero protection in place for a victim at the time of impact. It is important for victims to know that they may have substantial rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to those who have suffered due to the actions of a negligent party or otherwise negligent entity. We understand that there is nearly nothing as overwhelming as recovering from a sudden injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
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