Brooklyn, NY (November 23, 2020) – Around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday night, November 22, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Brooklyn.
Police confirmed that the pedestrian was identified as 62-year-old Alina Morales, who was crossing the street at Atlantic Avenue and Nevins Street. She was suddenly struck by a Hyundai Sonata that was traveling in the area.
Paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. Morales was rushed to Brooklyn Hospital Center where she was tragically pronounced deceased.
The driver of the Sonata was identified as a 49-year-old man who remained at the scene of the accident to cooperate with the police. He was arrested late last night, though police have not announced the charges.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into 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
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm against other vehicles, which means that they are more likely to lose their lives in accidents. Between 2012 and 2014, it was estimated that approximately 300 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents throughout the state of New York. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you should always be prepared to speak with an accident attorney who can assist you through this difficult time.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost in a pedestrian accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level when you are feeling lost and confused about where you can turn. Losing a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident can impact your life both emotionally and financially, which is why you should always have a skilled wrongful death attorney on your side.
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