Coram, NY (January 20, 2021) – At 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday evening, January 19, a pedestrian accident with injuries occurred in Coram.
According to officials, the accident took place at 100 Middle Country Road. A male pedestrian was walking across the street when he was suddenly struck by a 68-year-old Ridge man in a Ford van. The driver remained at the scene of the collision.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The pedestrian was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of their injuries. They have been listed in critical condition.
The driver of the van was not injured but has been cooperating with the police.
Police blocked off a portion of the road to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. 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 some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve the most vulnerable parties. In just one recent year, hundreds of victims were killed and thousands were injured as a result of these serious accidents. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm, these accidents can lead to some of the most severe results. If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is important that you understand your options moving forward.
No amount of money can change the fact that you have sustained injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident. However, if you have been seriously hurt, it is important that you speak with a pedestrian accident attorney in New York who can help you obtain financial compensation. Compensation can help you move forward in many ways as you work on your physical recovery and get back on your feet. It is important that you act quickly to retain your rights during this time.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in pedestrian accidents throughout New York. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on your own. Luckily, our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a variety of financial damages. If you have been hurt in an accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-945-9033 to find out how we can help you.
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