Lawrence, NY (May 3, 2021) – A teenager was struck and injured in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident on a roadway in Lawrence.
According to officials, the accident happened on Burnside Avenue around the area of Lincoln Place. At the time, a 13-year-old boy was crossing the roadway when he was suddenly struck by a Volkswagen Passat. The vehicle immediately fled the scene of the crash.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The teen was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries to his knee and face.
Police are still searching for the driver responsible for the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Pedestrian accidents happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of New York, causing serious injuries to those involved. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians are killed and many others are injured in serious accidents due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident and believe that another party is to blame for your accident, you have a variety of options moving forward.
The aftermath of a New York pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured in your life. These accidents lead to serious injuries that can land victims in the hospital or even permanently harm them. Some of these injuries include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you have sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on your own, which is why we offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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