Bronx, NY (June 16, 2021) – At 4:44 p.m. on Monday, June 15, a pedestrian crash with injuries took place on a roadway in the Bronx involving a child.
According to local officials, the accident happened in the afternoon hours on Webster Avenue. An 8-year-old boy was standing in front of a local auto shop at the time. A vehicle suddenly entered the driveway and struck the boy because they did not see him.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The child was rushed to a local hospital and has been listed in critical condition.
The driver remained at the scene of the accident to cooperate with the police.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Because pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, they are prone to some of the most catastrophic trauma in the event of an accident. In some cases, pedestrians even lose their lives in these horrific accidents. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed and thousands more are injured in pedestrian accidents throughout New York every year. New York sees more pedestrian accidents than many other states throughout the U.S. Especially when a pedestrian accident involves a child, lives could be at risk and questions could be posed. Injured victims or their families could be left feeling both helpless and alone after an accident. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you have a variety of options available for you and should seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident in New York can be a difficult thing to face on your own. Though drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them at all times, pedestrian accidents still occur in the blink of an eye and lead to serious harm. The truth is, no pedestrian should ever have to face the aftermath of an accident on their own without financial help or the knowledge they need to move forward. Luckily, with the help of an attorney, you can move forward with your claim.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. You may need assistance every step of the way when it comes to your claim, especially when it comes to identifying negligent parties and meeting deadlines that are expected of you. If you can show that another party breached their duty to you or a loved one and it caused your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with a claim. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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