Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 at 12:34 am
Castleton Corners, NY (June 12, 2019) – A serious personal injury accident was reported on Tuesday afternoon, June 11th, after a female pedestrian was struck by an SUV. According to a spokesman for the FDNY, the incident took place at the intersection of Victory Boulevard and Fairview Avenue at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Police accompanied rescue crews and emergency medical responders at the scene, where the woman was found unconscious. A private ambulance company transported the injured victim to a nearby hospital for treatment. However, the nature of her condition is unclear at this time.
According to a witness, the vehicle involved in the accident was a black SUV but it has not been stated as to whether or not that vehicle remained at the scene. The cause of the accident is currently being investigated by police but no further information has been released.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our genuinely heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim as we maintain hope for her full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often seriously injurious or even fatal, especially those which at a busy intersection and may involve high speeds. While it can be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have very substantial rights as they begin 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 almost nothing as challenging 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 hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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