Posted on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 at 12:28 am
Dongan Hills, NY (June 25, 2019) – On Monday night, June 24th, a man was reported to have been struck by a train in Dongan Hills, Staten Island, according to authorities. The incident happened on the Staten Island Railway at approximately 9:22 p.m.
According to police, a man was reported to have been on the tracks, prompting the operator of a Tottenville-bound train to pull the emergency brake. A responding officer was able to confirm that a man was hit by the train and is currently believed to have survived the accident, although likely suffered possibly very serious injuries.
The NYPD stated, however, that the victim left the area after being hit for reasons that are unknown at this time. Train services were delayed in both directions after the incident and the NYPD is conducting a thorough investigation.
Train Accidents in New York
People being struck and killed or seriously injured in New York train accidents tragically occurs all too often. Our deepest sympathies are currently extended to the injured victim as we hope he is able to recover from all injuries. While it can be tremendously challenging, it is essential for victims to understand that they may have significant rights in terms of recovering compensation for their injuries as they attempt to move forward.
At Hach & Rose, we are well aware of the overwhelming concerns that often occur in the aftermath of a sudden accident. Our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been injured in a train accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our knowledge and determination to work for you today.
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