Brooklyn, NY – Child Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Fort Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn, NY (June 7, 2019) – Police confirmed that a child is in stable condition following a serious pedestrian accident that took place on the Fort Hamilton Parkway.
The accident took place on Monday afternoon when the child, identified only as a 14-year-old, was crossing the parkway. The child was treated at the scene by paramedics for head trauma and then taken to the hospital.
An eyewitness said that the child was forcefully knocked down to the ground after being struck by a vehicle after crossing the street.
There was a large presence of police and emergency responders at the scene of the accident, closing down the roadway for some time. The investigation into the accident is ongoing.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Our most genuine sympathies are warmly extended to the parties injured in this accident with the hopes that they will maintain a full recovery during this challenging time. New York pedestrian accidents are hands down some of the most critically injurious and fatal accidents that take place on our roads, especially at the hands of reckless drivers engaging in negligent acts. This is due to the fact that pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads with very few protections.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose are well-versed in personal injury laws and understand that you might be facing a litany of challenges, especially when a child has been seriously injured in an accident. Our attorneys understand how quickly the bills might continue to pile up after you have been involved in an accident. If you have been injured and wonder what options you have, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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