15-Year-Old Injured In Nassau Car Accident While Riding Bicycle By Park Boulevard and Sunrise Highway In Massapequa Park
NASSAU, NEW YORK (November 30, 2019) – A 15-year-old boy was injured in a car accident that took place near Park Boulevard and Sunrise Highway.
New York state police are saying that the accident took place around 6:00 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the victim was struck by a 2013 Dodge pickup truck.
The victim was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment for serious injuries. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Nassau Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. A number of very serious accidents take place because drivers fail to see bicyclists or they make dangerous left turns. A good driver should slow down around pedestrians in order to reduce the likelihood of accidents.
Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a pedestrian accident there are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at 212-471-5106.