Bronx, NY (March 13, 2021) – Around 4 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 13, a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian crash occurred at an intersection in the Bronx.
According to officials, the accident took place at the intersection of Third Avenue and East 155th Street. A pedestrian was crossing the street in the area when he was suddenly struck by a dark-colored sedan. The vehicle then fled the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The pedestrian, identified only as a 65-year-old male, was found in the area with severe trauma. He was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center but succumbed to his injuries.
Police closed down a portion of the road for a period of time following the crash.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident 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 are some of the most life-altering accidents that occur on our roads. Because pedestrians are vulnerable to some of the worst harm, they are more likely to be seriously injured or even killed in the event of an accident. In just one year’s time in the state of New York, hundreds of pedestrians lost their lives and many more were injured. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should have a dedicated and knowledgeable attorney on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a fatal New York pedestrian accident on their own. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families are faced with throughout the state each year. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay for the bills that pile up against you. Losing somebody closest to you can leave you feeling both helpless and alone. It is essential that you seek immediate help when it comes to your accident claim.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how traumatic it can be to lose somebody you love in an accident and offer our help and resources to you. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in New York at 516-945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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