Brooklyn, NY (June 22, 2021) – On Monday afternoon, June 21, a pedestrian accident happened at an intersection in Brooklyn.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of New Utrecht Avenue and 50th Street. A 50-year-old man was walking across the street in the area when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital by ambulance. He has been listed in stable condition.
NYPD arrived at the scene and the unidentified driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Hundreds of pedestrians are killed in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of New York every single year. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm and are more likely to lose their lives in the event of an accident. In just one recent year’s time, over 312 pedestrians were killed in New York accidents due to the recklessness of others. Drivers are urged to watch out for these vulnerable parties but this does not always occur. The unfortunate truth is that many pedestrians are still killed every year. Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face. Because of this, families who have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident should understand their options moving forward. This sometimes means speaking with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
The aftermath of a New York motor vehicle accident can be a traumatic thing to face, especially when it involves a pedestrian. Pedestrians are known for having the right-of-way in many situations, which means that the other party is found at fault for many accidents every year. The truth is, pedestrian accidents in New York tend to lead to staggering medical expenses or funeral costs in the event of a fatal accident. Families who are grieving the loss of a loved one might wonder how they will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up. If you have suffered immense losses in a New York pedestrian accident, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are highly knowledgeable in fatal pedestrian accident cases and will stand by your side after one of these collisions. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after emotional and financial levels after you have lost someone closest to you. We will assist you as you navigate the New York legal system for the first time. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, we are here to assist you. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for the help you deserve.
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