Posted on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 12:42 am
Dongan Hills, NY (July 3, 2019) – NYPD officers were quickly summoned to the scene of a pedestrian crash with a motor vehicle that took place on Tuesday afternoon, July 2nd. The incident occurred at approximately 1:25 p.m. at the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue in the Dongan Hills section of Staten Island.
According to police, the victim was attempting to walk across the street when they were struck by a man who is believed to have fled the scene on foot. When officers arrived, they discovered a dark-colored sedan with a smashed windshield, and a man was reported to have been apprehended just a few blocks away from the scene.
Emergency medical responders attended to the victim, who was immediately taken to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze. The severity of the victim’s injuries is believed to be non-life-threatening. No further information has been released.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our genuinely heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim as we maintain hope for their full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often seriously injurious or even fatal, especially those which occur at an 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.
If you have been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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