Staten Island, NY – Pedestrian Struck and Injured near St. George Terminal
Staten Island, NY (June 4, 2019) – An ambulance accompanied the NYPD at the scene of a serious personal injury accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Tuesday morning, June 4th. According to authorities, one person was struck by a vehicle in the vicinity of the St. George terminal on Richmond Terrace for unknown reasons.
A spokesman for the FDNY stated that the incident took place at approximately 7:09 a.m. near the entrance to the upper-level bus ramp. A shuttle bus was observed on the curb at the scene, where a witness stated that the victim, an unidentified female, was struck by the bus as it was turning. The driver of the bus immediately exited the vehicle to check on the woman as several passengers called 911.
The injured victim was quickly rushed to Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton to be treated for unknown injuries. The current condition of the victim has not been reported at this time.
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 involve a vehicle as large as a bus or truck. 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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