Oceanside, NY (February 25, 2021) – Around 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning, February 24, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash in Oceanside.
According to Nassau County Police, the accident took place on Nassau Road near the area of Weidner Avenue. At the time, an 81-year-old woman was crossing the street when she was suddenly struck by a school bus that did not stop in time for her.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. The woman was rushed to the hospital with a traumatic brain injury. She was pronounced dead while there.
The driver of the school bus was not injured and remained at the scene of the crash.
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
Pedestrian accidents take place every single day in New York, putting them at the top of the list for accidents with the most fatalities. Lives are quickly taken in these accidents due to the fact that they involve some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. Drivers are urged to watch out for pedestrians at all times so that these accidents can be prevented. However, they still continue to happen every single year. If you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you have the assistance of a skilled attorney moving forward.
Nobody ever wants to find out that a loved one has been taken from them in a pedestrian accident. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. Losing someone you love in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced. Because of this, you should always speak with a dedicated New York pedestrian accident attorney who will help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our New York accident attorneys will stand by your side to help you when you have suffered immense losses due to a pedestrian accident. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after you have suffered the loss of a loved one and will assist you every step of the way. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial losses. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in New York that you can trust with your claim at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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