Bronx, NY (January 3, 2021) – Around 10:50 p.m. on Saturday night, January 2, a serious hit-and-run crash took place at an intersection in the Bronx.
According to authorities, the accident happened at the intersection of East 140 Street and Bruckner Boulevard. A driver allegedly struck a pedestrian as the adult male was walking in the area of the intersection. The driver immediately fled the scene of the collision.
The pedestrian was found with severe trauma to his head and body in the westbound lanes of traffic. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Police have not yet found the driver responsible for the accident.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
New York pedestrian accidents happen more commonly than in many other states within the U.S. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Pedestrians have no protection from harm in the midst of an accident, which is why these accidents are more likely to end in injuries and fatalities. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should always have a legal advocate on your side.
Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face but this is especially true when it comes to an unexpected New York pedestrian accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay for the bills that continue to pile up against you. Having an attorney by your side will ensure that you have the necessary resources to help you through these trying times, as well as meet the deadlines that are required of you when it comes to your case. This is why you should never stand alone after a pedestrian accident.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents. We understand how trying and distressing these times can be and the impact that they can have on your life. Our attorneys are here to help you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact a New York pedestrian accident attorney at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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