Bethpage, NY: Child Airlifted After Being Struck by Vehicle
Posted on Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 11:40 pm
Bethpage, NY (June 20, 2019) – Police have stated that a child was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in the town of Bethpage on Wednesday, June 19th. According to authorities, the incident occurred at the intersection of Broadway and Dorothy Street at an unspecified time during the afternoon hours.
Officials stated that an unidentified child was hit by a car at or near the aforementioned location, resulting in the presence of police and paramedics at the scene. At the site of the collision, a medical helicopter was called in and the child was immediately airlifted to a hospital minor threatening injuries, according to police.
The driver of the vehicle involved was reported to have stayed at the scene and fully cooperated with authorities. No charges have been filed at this time. However, the events that led to this incident are actively being investigated.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim and their loved ones as we maintain hope for the injured child’s full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often seriously injurious or even fatal, especially when a small child is involved. While it can be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have very significant 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 or a loved one has been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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