Brooklyn, NY (December 31, 2020) – Around 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday night, December 30, an officer was injured in a Brooklyn pedestrian accident.

The driver of a black Acura MDX was driving on the Eastern Parkway when officers attempted to stop the driver. Officers were out of their vehicle when the driver reversed and struck one of the officers. The driver then fled the scene. It is not known if officers caught up with the responsible driver.

The officer who was struck, who has not yet been identified, received chest and stomach pains as a result of the accident. He was hospitalized.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

12/31 Brooklyn, NY – Officer Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Eastern Pkwy

Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that is not your fault. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are most likely to sustain catastrophic injuries and fatalities. It is important that you speak with a skilled attorney after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault.

Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them at all times. When a driver is not obeying the rules of the road and a pedestrian is injured, victims may wonder where they can turn. You have the right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you. You may have questions concerning evidence that you can use in your claim, as well as deadlines that you will have to meet. If you have been harmed in one of these accidents, you should speak with a New York pedestrian accident attorney.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in serious pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand that a collision can be incredibly overwhelming and impact your life in a variety of ways that you may not be prepared for. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. If you have suffered losses due to a pedestrian accident, please contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information.

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