Staten Island, NY (January 14, 2021) – Around 12:40 a.m. on Thursday morning, January 14, a pedestrian accident with injuries took place in Staten Island.
According to police, the accident happened at 200 Victory Boulevard. A 56-year-old male Sanitation worker was outside his garbage truck when he was suddenly struck by the driver of an SUV. He was going from house to house at the time when he was struck by the GMC Terrain, which did not have its headlights on despite the early morning hours.
The male driver stopped the vehicle and got out of his vehicle. A passenger in the garbage truck said that the driver then ran away on foot. Police have not yet provided a description of the suspect.
The pedestrian was seriously injured and was taken to Richmond University Medical Center for treatment. He allegedly suffered from injuries to his head, neck, back, and ankle.
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
Every year, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in pedestrian accidents in the state of New York. Because New York is known for its booming cities, these accidents are more likely to occur within the state. When drivers are not paying attention to the roads around them, a pedestrian accident could occur in the blink of an eye and turn your life upside-down. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you seek the help of a legal advocate.
No amount of money can change the fact that you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident. However, receiving compensation can ensure that you can get back on your feet on a financial level during a time of healing in your life. Many pedestrians are severely injured and will spend an extended amount of time in the hospital or away from work following a collision. It is important that you act quickly and seek the immediate help of a New York pedestrian accident attorney.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured over the years in the state of New York. We believe that you have the right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you following a severe accident. We will help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so many other aspects. If you have been injured in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information.
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