Posted on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at 11:46 pm
Miller Place, NY (June 25, 2019) – A 31-year-old woman was reported to have tragically lost her life after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene on Monday night, June 24th. The fatal accident took place at the intersection of Miller Place Road and Echo Avenue in Miller Place around 10:00 p.m.
The victim, identified as Mary Ginty, 31, was hit by a Hyundai Elantra at the aforementioned location. The driver of the Elantra did not remain at the scene to assist Ginty or cooperate with authorities. Ginty was transported to a nearby hospital, where she was sadly pronounced deceased.
After a short investigation, police were able to locate the driver, now identified as 30-year-old John Lang, at his parents’ house in the town of Ridge. Lang was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death and was due in court this morning. No further information has been released.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt condolences are offered to the loved ones of Mary Ginty, as we can only hope they are able to cope with this devastating incident. Pedestrian accidents in New York are commonly fatal, particularly those which involve seriously reckless or blatantly criminal drivers. While it can be tremendously difficult, it is important for the bereaved family to know that they may have substantial rights at this time.
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 nothing as difficult as dealing with the sudden loss of a family member, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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