Posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at 12:37 am
New Dorp, NY (May 20, 2019) – Emergency officials were reported to have been summoned to the scene of a pedestrian accident with a motor vehicle that took place on Monday morning, May 20th. The incident occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Hylan Boulevard, according to police.
Officials stated that an MTA bus is believed to have struck an unidentified pedestrian at the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and Reno Avenue. While there is no designated crosswalk at the intersection, the cause of the collision remains under investigation.
Emergency medical responders were called to the scene, where they transported the victim to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze. At this time, there has been no mention of the current condition of the victim. An out-of-commission MTA bus was observed at the scene and the NYPD is being assisted in their investigation by MTA officials.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim as we maintain hope for their full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are commonly fatal, particularly those which involve a vehicle as large as a bus or truck. While it can be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have very substantial rights at this time.
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 almost nothing as difficult as recovering from an unexpected injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you have been seriously hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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