Staten Island, NY (April 28, 2021) – At 12:39 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 27, a serious pedestrian accident occurred on Staten Island.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Hannah Street and Bay Street. A pedestrian was struck by an SUV that fled the scene without stopping to check on them.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Richmond University Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. They are expected to survive their injuries.
Police did not say if they found the driver responsible for the accident.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, which means that they are likely to become seriously injured or even killed. In one year’s time in New York, hundreds of lives are lost and many people are seriously injured in pedestrian accidents due to the reckless acts of others. More pedestrian-related collisions happen in New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident and you know that another party is to blame, it is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side.
Nobody ever prepares to become injured in a New York pedestrian accident but this is the reality that so many people face every single year. Being hurt in one of these accidents can leave you with many questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance adjuster in your case? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with an attorney in New York. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in pedestrian accidents at www.mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com.
Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-945-9033 to find out what options are available for you.
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