Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 11:27 pm
Merrick, NY (May 28, 2019) – Shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28th, a woman was sadly hit and critically injured by a vehicle, according to police. Authorities stated that the accident took place at the intersection of Merrick Avenue and Sunrise Highway for reasons that are currently being investigated.
The victim, who has only been identified as a woman, was reported to have been struck by an unspecified vehicle while either walking along or crossing the roadway. Police and emergency medical crews were dispatched to the accident site, where they transported the severely injured woman to a nearby hospital. She is currently listed in critical condition.
Police stated that the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and fully cooperated with authorities. No charges have been filed at this time but authorities are working to establish the official cause of the accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim as she attempts to recover from her injuries. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often critically injurious, especially those which occur at an intersection or at a high rate of speed. While it can be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for the victim to know that they may have substantial rights moving forward.
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 nearly nothing as challenging as recovering from an unexpected injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
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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