Pedestrian Injured In New Brighton Car Accent Along York Avenue
NEW BRIGHTON, NEW YORK (March 31, 2020) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident that took place along York Avenue.
New Brighton officials are saying that the accident took place around 5:15 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a car went through the intersection and hit the victim.
They were knocked to the ground and sustained major injuries. An ambulance took the victim to the hospital so that they could receive treatment.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In New Brighton Pedestrian Accidents
Nearly 5,000 pedestrians are killed every year in car accidents. According to the Centers For Disease Control, “an estimated 137,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency departments for nonfatal crash-related injuries in 2017. Per trip, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in a car crash.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including broken bones, spinal cord injuries and head trauma. They may be able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim.
Investigating A New Brighton Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the medical care and support that they deserve.