Brentwood, NY – Officer Struck in Hit-and-Run Crash on Peterson Street
Brentwood, NY (March 9, 2019) – An officer with Suffolk County was struck and injured in a hit-and-run crash that took place at 147 Peterson Street last night, March 8th.
The accident led to a police pursuit, according to responding authorities. The police officer’s name was not released but he was identified as a 16-year veteran of the department. He was taken to the hospital with injuries but is projected to be okay.
The officer was responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle when the accident took place. When the officer was out and walking around, he was suddenly struck by a dark sedan with license plates for another state. Police are investigating whether or not the driver who struck the officer was in the aforementioned suspicious vehicle.
Police do not have any other information on the accident and are still seeking witnesses. The investigation into the matter continues at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
We would like to first take this time to offer our sincerest sympathies to those injured in this accident, with the hopes that they will receive a full recovery. Pedestrian accidents are also known as being one of the most injurious and even fatal types of accidents on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians are most vulnerable in these accidents. If you have been injured at the hands of a reckless and even suspect driver in a pedestrian accident case, you have rights and we are here for you.
At Hach & Rose, our experienced accident attorneys understand just how devastating these accidents can be on emotional, physical, and financial levels. Your accident claim is important and you have many rights at this time. If you have experienced injuries and you can show that another party was responsible for them, we want you to know that you do not have to stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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