Staten Island, NY (February 19, 2021) – Around 7:21 a.m. on Friday morning, February 19, a serious pedestrian accident took place in Staten Island.
According to officials, the accident took place on Victory Boulevard around the area of Woodstock Avenue and Louis Street. A pedestrian was crossing the street in the area when they were suddenly struck by a traveling passenger vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those in need. The injured pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision 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 more common in New York than in many other states in the U.S. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm, they are more likely to be killed or severely injured in the event of an accident than any other parties on our roads. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons including distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, and more. If you have been seriously harmed in a pedestrian accident, you should have a dedicated legal advocate on your side.
New York pedestrian accidents can impact your life in many ways, especially if you have suffered from serious injuries in the event of an accident. Some of the most severe injuries that result from these accidents include TBIs, fractures, organ damage, paralysis, and more. These injuries are likely to land you in the hospital and keep you out of work for an extended period of time. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should never stand alone. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our dedicated New York accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in pedestrian accidents throughout the state. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after an accident and offer our help to you in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-945-9033 to find out how we can help you.
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