Posted on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 5:58 pm
Tottenville, NY (June 2, 2019) – On Friday night, police say that two teens were struck by a vehicle in a pedestrian accident on Hylan Boulevard that led to injuries in those involved.
At the time, a blue Volkswagen was traveling on the roadway when a 13-year-old and 14-year-old were trying to cross the street. The two teens were suddenly struck in the accident. The 14-year-old girl sustained a severe head injury and a broken collarbone, while the 13-year-old received a broken ankle.
Both of the teenagers were transported to the Staten Island University Hospital for treatment.
Police say that the driver stayed at the scene of the accident to assist with the police investigation. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Our most genuinely sincere sympathies are warmly extended to the parties injured in this accident with hopes that they will maintain a full recovery during this challenging time. We understand that New York pedestrian accidents can be a chaotic thing to experience, especially when a child has been injured by the recklessness of another party. Pedestrians are one of the most likely parties to obtain harm in the event of an accident, which is why it is imperative to have an attorney on your side to protect your rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, our experienced attorneys understand how quickly the bills continue to pile up after you have been involved in an accident at the hands of another party. You might be facing a wide array of medical bills, lost wages from missing work, and many other aspects after an accident. If you have been injured in an accident and believe that another party is liable, please contact us at 212-779-0057 for more information on your claim.
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