Queens, NY (April 26, 2021) – On Saturday night, April 24, a man was killed in a fatal hit-and-run crash on a highway in Queens.
According to police, the accident happened on the Belt Parkway. A man in his 20s was walking in the right lane when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle that fled the scene of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries.
Police did not confirm if they caught the driver responsible for the accident.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Every year, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in New York accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents are known for being incredibly severe due to the fact that they involve some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. In just one recent year’s time in New York, approximately 312 people were killed in pedestrian accidents due to the negligence of others. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, you may wonder what options you have. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney in your time of need.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one due to a pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that far too many families every year throughout the state. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Those who have lost loved ones have many options under New York accident law. It is crucial that the victims of New York pedestrian accidents seek the help of an attorney who has their best interests in mind.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to assisting those who have lost loved ones in accidents. We believe that you have many options for recovery and should have the help of an attorney who has handled many wrongful death claims in the past. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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