Brooklyn, NY (June 24, 2021) – At 10 p.m. on Wednesday night, June 23, a critical pedestrian hit-and-run crash occurred on a roadway in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident happened on Avenue D around the area of East 38th Street. A 57-year-old man was out of his vehicle in the area and removing items from the car. Suddenly, he was struck by a black sedan traveling in the area. The vehicle immediately fled the scene without stopping.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital and has since been listed in critical condition.
Police did not find the responsible party but found a piece of wreckage left at the scene. They believe that the responsible vehicle is a Mercedes Benz.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
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
More pedestrians are killed in New York every year than many other places throughout the U.S. These accidents happen more and more commonly as drivers hit the roads, sometimes not aware of the dangers that pedestrians face. In just one recent year, over 312 pedestrians were killed in fatal New York pedestrian accidents. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye and lead to severe harm to those involved. Being injured in a New York pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have suffered from serious injuries, you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney in your time of need.
Being injured in a New York pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. These accidents can be incredibly life-altering and traumatic in nature. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause time away from the workplace. If you have suffered from harm due to a pedestrian accident, you have options and should speak with a dedicated legal advocate.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to helping those who have been injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. We are highly knowledgeable at handling these claims and will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the New York legal system. We will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been hurt in a collision, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can help you.
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