Posted on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 at 5:51 pm
Baldwin, NY (June 22, 2019) – It has been reported that a fatal pedestrian accident took place last night around 9:49 p.m. at a local intersection in Baldwin.
According to police, an unidentified 55-year-old man was struck by a 27-year-old driver in a Mazda last night. Homicide detectives were immediately called to investigate.
The identity of the victim has not yet been released. However, police were able to determine that the pedestrian had been attempting to cross Grand Avenue at the Sunrise Highway intersection when he was suddenly struck by the driver.
The victim was quickly taken to the hospital but tragically pronounced deceased while there.
The driver was not injured and remained at the scene of the accident. At this time, police are checking the condition of his vehicle and will continue to investigate.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
At this time, we would like to take a moment to extend our sincerest sympathies to the loved ones who have lost a pedestrian in this serious crash. All too often, pedestrian accidents take place for fully preventable reasons and cause immense harm to the parties involved. Family and friends might wonder how they can move forward during these difficult times and receive compensation for their losses after they have had to say goodbye to somebody they love. You have many rights during this tragic time.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose are fully committed to your claim and help you during one of the most emotional times in your life. We have offered our support to many clients in the same way and are compassionate about helping families move forward when they never imagined that they could after losing a loved one. If you have lost someone you love in a devastating accident, you have rights under the law. Please do not hesitate to contact us for the help you deserve at 212-779-0057.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.