Staten Island, NY (March 8, 2021) – Around 7 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 6, a child was injured in a pedestrian accident on Staten Island.
According to police, the accident took place at 227 Broad Street when a child was struck by an FDNY truck traveling through the area. The vehicle remained at the scene of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The child, who has only been identified as a 7-year-old, was taken to Richmond University Medical Center with critical injuries. Their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrian accidents happen more commonly in New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. Unfortunately, children are some of the most susceptible parties when it comes to pedestrian accidents, as they are unaware of the dangers of the roads. Many children are injured and even killed in these accidents across the state of New York every year. If you or someone you love has received injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident, you and your family have options. It is crucial that you seek the help of an accident attorney during these challenging times.
Being injured in a New York pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can signal a long road to recovery. Victims may spend an extended period of time in the hospital, miss out on work, and even forfeit some of the activities that they enjoyed before their accident. It is never easy to move forward after one of these accidents, especially because they can be incredibly complex at times. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you have a variety of options moving forward with a claim. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in pedestrian accidents in New York at www.mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com.
Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted injured victims involved in pedestrian accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the midst of an accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of losses. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-945-9033 to find out how we can assist you.
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