Brooklyn, NY (December 29, 2020) – Around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, December 29, a pedestrian accident took place on a roadway in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Fort Hamilton Parkway and 41st Street. A 29-year-old male was rollerblading in the area when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. The vehicle that struck him attempted to flee the scene of the accident but local police witnessed him fleeing.
The pedestrian was the only person injured as a result of the accident. He was taken to a local hospital with head injuries and has since been listed in critical condition.
Police have since verified that the driver was under the influence at the time of the accident.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Hundreds of pedestrians are injured in New York accidents due to the negligence of others every year. These accidents tend to occur when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that drivers are supposed to watch out for them at any cost. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, it is important that you seek the help of an experienced attorney.
Drivers are expected to be aware of pedestrians on our roads at all times. Suffering injuries caused by a New York pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should always be prepared to seek the immediate help of an attorney after an accident. You may wonder what options you have as you navigate the legal system for the first time. A personal injury attorney will be able to help you gather evidence in your case, as well as meet deadlines that are required of you.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in serious pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how traumatic a pedestrian accident can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. You have the right to seek compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in New York for your available options at (516) 945-9033.
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