Staten Island, NY (January 29, 2021) – Around 7:48 a.m. on Friday morning, January 29, a fatal pedestrian crash took place at an intersection in Staten Island.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Narrows Road South and Fingerboard Road when a vehicle struck a woman who was crossing the street. The accident happened when the intersection was busy and the vehicle involved was making a left turn.
Paramedics and fire crews were immediately dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, identified as a 52-year-old woman, was found underneath the vehicle. She was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The driver of the vehicle, identified as a 46-year-old man, remained at the scene and cooperated with police. He was not injured.
The intersection was completely blocked in the area for two hours until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians have no protection from harm when they are involved in an accident with a vehicle. Because of this, pedestrians lose their lives in accidents every single year. These accidents are capable of causing serious harm to those involved and take lives in the blink of an eye. In just one year’s time, hundreds of victims lose their lives in New York pedestrian accidents, putting them near the top of the list for states with the most fatal pedestrian accidents. It is important that you seek the assistance of a pedestrian accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past if you have lost a loved one in one of these collisions.
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