Posted on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 at 12:33 am
Staten Island, NY (June 25, 2019) – A woman was struck by a vehicle Monday morning, June 24th, while walking across Hylan Boulevard, near the entrance to Great Kills Park. The serious accident was stated to have taken place at 9:46 a.m. at the intersection with Buffalo Street, according to a spokesman for the FDNY.
A spokesman for the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Information stated that the woman was attempting to cross the street when, for unknown reasons, she was struck by a sedan. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene as police and paramedics arrived a short time later.
The injured woman was promptly transported to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze, where she is currently listed in stable condition. Authorities are actively conducting a thoroughly detailed investigation into the events that led to this incident.
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.
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