Pedestrian Injured In Huntington Station Hit-And-Run Truck Accident On West Hills Road By Sixth Avenue
HUNTINGTON STATION, NEW YORK (December 2, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run truck accident that took place near the intersection of West Hills Road and Sixth Avenue.
Huntington Station officials are saying that the accident took place on November 3rd around 1:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the driver of the pickup truck hit the pedestrian and kept going.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers has provided an image of the suspect’s vehicle.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. An investigation into the car accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Huntington Station Hit-And-Run Car Accidents
According to New York Vehicle and Traffic Law § 600 (2)(a), “leaving the scene of an incident without reporting,” “other than for the mere failure of an operator to exhibit his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle or exchange the information required in such paragraph [(a) of Vehicle and Traffic Law § 600 (2)], shall constitute a class A misdemeanor….Any such violation committed by a person after such person has previously been convicted of such a violation shall constitute a class E felony.”
Any person that is injured in a hit-and-run accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are. There are, however, statute of limitations associated with filing a civil claim. It is therefore important to act quickly.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a hit-and-run accident? You may be entitled to damages. 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.