Bensonhurst, NY – Child and Woman Struck in Pedestrian Accident on Avenue P
Bensonhurst, NY (March 23, 2019) – On March 20th of this past week, a 42-year-old woman and a three-year-old child were injured following a serious pedestrian accident.
At the time, the two were crossing the street at Avenue P when, all of a sudden, a vehicle turned left and struck the two in a school zone. It was confirmed that the two were hospitalized.
The accident allegedly took place around 11:30 a.m. by the Lucretia Marcigliano Campus building, an area that is home to various schools in the neighborhood. Police say that Avenue P is a school zone, which means that drivers must take care to avoid these accidents at all costs.
The man who struck the two was identified as a 58-year-old driving a 2016 Ford. The pedestrian signal was on “walk” at the time.
The woman and the child are expected to recover following this serious accident. Police continue their investigation at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we wish both victims of this reckless accident speedy and easy recoveries. Pedestrian accidents tend to be some of the most injurious accidents that take place on New York roads every year. Children are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and are more likely to run out in front of a moving vehicle. Following a pedestrian accident in New York, you have many rights and protections you must be aware of. This is why, if you have been injured in one of these accidents and you are unsure of where to turn, we would like to extend our hand to you.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose are prepared to stand by your side and protect your rights at this time. We understand that, if you are the parent of a child who has been injured in an accident, a lot is at stake and you deserve many protections after this challenging time for you and your family. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us today at 212-779-0057.
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