Bronx, NY (November 4, 2020) – Around 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday evening, November 3, a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian crash happened in the Bronx.
According to the New York Police Department, the accident happened as a 72-year-old man was crossing East 211th Street around the area of Paulding Avenue. He was suddenly struck by two vehicles. A white sedan was making a left turn when the driver struck the pedestrian and fled the scene, while the other driver remained at the scene.
The victim was immediately rushed to a local hospital for treatment. However, he was later pronounced dead due to the severity of his injuries.
Police have since confirmed that the victim only lived about a block away from where he was struck.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrian accidents are known for being incredibly catastrophic and leading to some of the most horrific results on our roads. Between the years 2012 and 2014, it was estimated that approximately 300 pedestrians were killed as a result of New York pedestrian accidents. When drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them, these accidents can occur in the blink of an eye. Losing somebody you love in an accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. It is essential that you have legal help along the way.
New York pedestrian accidents often lead to some of the most catastrophic results, which is why drivers are urged to watch out for these vulnerable parties on our roads. If you have lost somebody close to you as a result of a New York pedestrian accident, it is essential that you immediately speak with an accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder where you can turn as you navigate the legal system for the first time.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our skilled New York accident attorneys are here to help your family through one of the most devastating times in your life. Our attorneys will stand by your side and ensure that your rights are being protected as you and your family work toward financial results. We will help you work toward aspects like medical expenses your loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. If you have suffered extensive losses as a result of an accident, please contact a New York wrongful death attorney at 516-945-9033 to find out how we can help you.
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