Staten Island, NY (October 22, 2021) – On Friday afternoon, October 22, a serious pedestrian accident occurred at a train station in Staten Island.
According to police, the accident happened at the Grasmere train station. When crews responded to the scene, they found that a pedestrian was walking in the area when he was struck by a train for reasons that are not yet known. The train immediately stopped at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was transported to the Richmond University Medical Center for treatment of injuries. The victim is expected to be okay.
The incident happened at 2:45 p.m. and train service was shut down in the area until approximately 4 p.m.
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 Staten Island
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. In the case of an accident involving a train, a pedestrian could be severely injured or even killed. More people are injured or killed every year in pedestrian accidents in New York more than many other states in the U.S. Hundreds of lives are lost in pedestrian accidents throughout New York every single year. The aftermath of 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 will have to show that another party is at fault for your accident. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. You will likely be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? What evidence do you need to show that another party is at fault for your accident? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company involved in your case for the first time? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Staten Island pedestrian accident attorney on your side.
Staten Island Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources in your time of need. We will help you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Staten Island at (516) 945-9033 for more information on how we can assist you.
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