Posted on Friday, May 31st, 2019 at 12:24 am
New Dorp, NY (May 30, 2019) – Police have confirmed that a serious personal injury accident took place Wednesday evening, May 29th, when a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle. The accident was reported to have happened just after 7:00 p.m.; however, the precise location of the incident has not been provided at this time.
According to a spokesman for the FDNY, the unidentified victim was struck by a vehicle for unknown reasons, and emergency responders were promptly called to the scene. The victim was immediately transported to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
No further details regarding the identity of the victim or the events that led to the collision have been provided. Authorities stated that the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad was initially requested at the scene, but that was canceled a short time later.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Our most genuinely sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the victim, first and foremost, as we maintain hope for their full recovery. New York pedestrian accidents are often seriously injurious or fatal as there is next to zero protection in place for victims at the time of impact. Moving forward can be tremendously difficult; however, it is extremely important for the victim to know that they may have very serious rights at this time.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to those who have suffered due to the actions of a negligent or blatantly criminal party. We understand that there is nearly nothing as overwhelming as a sudden injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident caused by a negligent party or other entity, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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