Staten Island, NY (December 23, 2020) – Around 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday morning, December 23, a pedestrian accident occurred in Staten Island.
Few details have been released but it is believed that a woman was walking in the area of 1100 Bay Street near Hylan Boulevard when she was struck by a passenger vehicle traveling through the area.
The woman, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Staten Island University Hospital. She was conscious at the time but had serious injuries. Her current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm and are more likely to become seriously injured in car-related accidents than other parties. Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives and thousands more are injured every year due to the negligence of others. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, it is imperative that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Pedestrian accidents take place in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Being injured in a New York pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways. If you believe that you were injured in an accident due to the negligence of another party, you may wonder what options are available for you. Speaking with a personal injury attorney might be one of the best decisions that you make when it comes to your claim. It is important that you have help on your side every step of the way.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. Drivers are less likely to watch out for pedestrians than many other parties on our roads. Because of this, you could be seriously harmed and wonder where you can turn. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information.
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