Brooklyn, NY (October 29, 2020) – Around 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday evening, October 28, a pedestrian accident involving a train took place in Brooklyn.
Police were initially called to the scene at the Winthrop Street Station in the area of Winthrop Street and Nostrand Avenue. The pedestrian was struck by a train traveling through the area that was headed northbound.
The pedestrian, who was identified only as an adult male, was removed from underneath the train and was treated by emergency services before he was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries. It is believed that he sustained serious injuries.
The northbound tracks for the 2-line and 5-line trains were closed down for a period of time until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most severe injuries in the event of accidents. Especially when these accidents involve trains and other large modes of transportation, an accident could lead to incredibly severe harm. In one recent year, it was determined that approximately 312 people were killed as a result of accidents involving pedestrians. If you have been seriously injured in one of these accidents and wonder where you are going to turn, you should always have an experienced attorney by your side.
Every year, New York sees more pedestrian accidents than many other places in the U.S. These accidents tend to lead to some of the most severe injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you have been seriously injured due to a pedestrian accident, it is important that you have the help of a skilled pedestrian accident attorney in New York. You have many rights and should never stand alone during these difficult times.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our New York accident attorneys are here to help you every step of the way after a pedestrian accident has impacted your life. We understand how overwhelming the aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be and how difficult it can be to move forward. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of losses so that you do not have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-945-9033 for more information on how we can help you.
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