Staten Island, NY (March 4, 2021) – Around 1:40 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, March 3, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred in Staten Island.
According to police, the accident occurred at 200 Martling Avenue when a 75-year-old man was crossing the street and was struck by a vehicle. The man was halfway across the street when he was struck by the orange 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. The driver was headed eastbound at the time.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The 75-year-old man was taken to the hospital with severe injuries but pronounced dead while there.
The driver that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene and cooperated with the police.
Police closed down a section of the road for a period of time as they 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
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most life-altering and severe accidents that occur on New York roads. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians are killed and thousands more are injured in these serious accidents that occur due to the negligence of others. Drivers are urged time and time again to be careful and pay close attention to the roads around them but this does not mean that all pedestrian accidents will be prevented. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you seek the dedicated help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
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