Queens, NY (July 9, 2021) – At 12:44 a.m. on the morning of Friday, July 9, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run accident in Queens.
According to officials, the accident took place at the intersection of 70th Street and Eliot Avenue. Police confirmed that 67-year-old Caroline Connors was walking across the street when she was suddenly struck by a sedan traveling east in the area. She was knocked into the roadway when she was also struck by an eastbound MTA bus. The vehicles continued onward without stopping
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help. Connors was found at the scene with traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead while there.
Police have found the driver of the bus but it is not known if they will face any charges for their role in the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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 New York, more pedestrian fatalities take place than in many other states throughout the U.S. Drivers are urged to constantly be watching out for pedestrians on our roads but this does not always occur, which means that pedestrian accidents continue to occur in the blink of an eye. If you have faced the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder where you can turn. Families who have suffered from these losses should seek the immediate help of an attorney that they can trust.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a New York pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that far too many families face every single year. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. It is never easy to face these losses on your own. In your time of need, the best decision that you can make is speaking with a New York wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents over the years. We still stand by your side and provide you with the resources that you need to navigate the legal system during these complex times. Speaking with an attorney can help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have suffered from immense losses in a pedestrian accident, you have options. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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