Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 10:42 pm
Hicksville, NY (May 29, 2019) – A teenage boy is currently in critical condition after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a motor vehicle on Tuesday night, May 28th. According to police, the victim was struck while riding the bike at around 9:30 p.m. at a local intersection.
Authorities have stated that the 16-year-old boy was attempting to ride the bike across Old Country Road, at the intersection with Newbridge Road, at the aforementioned time. The teen was then struck by a car for unconfirmed reasons, resulting in the presence of police and paramedics at the scene.
The victim was quickly transported to a nearby hospital where he has been listed in critical condition. He was reported to have suffered multiple head injuries during the accident. The driver who struck the boy remained at the scene and is not facing any charges at this time. The incident remains under investigation.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to offer our deepest sympathies and to the victim and his loved ones as they attempt to recover from this incident. New York bicycle accidents often come with devastating results, and while it can be terribly difficult, it is very important to understand that as a victim of someone else’s negligence, you may have serious rights concerning compensation at this time.
When your suffering has been caused by the carelessness of another party, it is important to recognize the inestimable value of a qualified New York accident attorney. At Hach & Rose, we are aware of the devastation that negligent parties and other entities can cause with their actions. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys have devoted their lives to victims and their families as we are here 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have been hurt in a New York bicycle accident, call 212-779-0057 today.
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