Staten Island, NY (October 10, 2021) – At 1:52 a.m. on Sunday morning, October 10, a pedestrian accident occurred on a roadway on Staten Island.

According to FDNY officials, the accident happened near 94 Harbor Road. A pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was walking in the area. They started to cross the street when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was driving in the area. The vehicle allegedly remained at the scene following the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was seriously injured in the accident. They were rushed to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.

Due to the severity of the crash, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Pedestrians are prone to serious and even fatal results in the event of an accident. New York sees more pedestrian accidents than many other states in the U.S. In just one recent year’s time, hundreds of lives were lost in these accidents in New York. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney in your time of need.

Being injured in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Pedestrian accidents lead to some of the most serious injuries. These include some of the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Broken bones

Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways, leaving you with questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. You may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you as you are working on your physical recovery. It is crucial that you speak with a Staten Island pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible after an accident.

Staten Island Pedestrian Accident Attorneys 

Our accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you move forward after a life-altering pedestrian accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. You should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that was caused by another party. Please contact an accident attorney in Staten Island at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can help you.

Notes: Our writers use secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include police and fire accident reports, news stories and newspaper stories, and first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the accidents. For that reason, the details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. If you do find any information that is incorrect, contact our firm to have a correction made immediately. If you would prefer the post to be removed from our site, let us know and we will accommodate you as soon as possible. 

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