Pedestrian Killed In Staten Island Car Accident Along Dubois Avenue
STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK (March 20, 2020) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident near along Dubois Aveune.
New York Police Department officials are saying that the collision took place on Sunday. For reasons that remain under investigation a pedestrian hit the 29-year-old victim.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving measures, they later died due to their injuries.
An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Staten Island Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. According to New York Vehicle Code 1146, “Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any bicyclist, pedestrian, or domestic animal upon any roadway and shall give warning by sounding the horn when necessary. The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Investigating A Staten Island Pedestrian Accident
We at Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim that died in this car accident. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. It is our sincere hope that measures are being put in place to help prevent additional accidents like this.