Brooklyn, NY – 2nd Ave Scene of Injury Pedestrian Crash near 65th St

Brooklyn, NY – 2nd Ave Scene of Injury Pedestrian Crash near 65th St

Brooklyn, NY (April 17, 2024) – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn on April 17. Shortly before 12:00 p.m., emergency crews including EMTs and police went to the wreck site on 2nd Avenue to help the injured victim. The roadway was closed near 65th Street while police and paramedics were present in the area. Reports show that a 43-year-old man was injured after being hit by a truck. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment, police said. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery. 

New York Car Crashes

  Brooklyn, NY - 2nd Ave Scene of Injury Pedestrian Crash near 65th StWhen pedestrians become injured in car crashes, they usually sustain severe injuries that cause them to become stuck in the hospital. These injuries can affect their lives for the foreseeable future, hurting their ability to live the way they want to.  In May of 2022, the fatality rate in the US was higher than it has been in the past four decades. The majority of pedestrian deaths in the country occur near intersections, in urban areas, and in the evening/nighttime hours. On average, individuals ages 55-64 are hit by cars more than any other age group in the United States.

Approximately 6,500 pedestrians are killed yearly in collisions throughout the nation. In New York, thousands of individuals are injured yearly in pedestrian wrecks, and hundreds are killed. Almost 10% of traffic accidents in the Empire State involve a pedestrian, with around 7,500 pedestrian collisions happening each year. 

If you or someone you love has been hurt in a New York pedestrian collision, you should be aware of your legal options and rights. Individuals who become struck by vehicles operated by negligent drivers usually qualify for financial compensation. Compensation can help injured victims cover the costs that stem from their accidents, such as lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more.  If you or someone you love has recently been injured in a pedestrian crash, a pedestrian crash attorney in Brooklyn can help you recover.

At Metro Law, our skilled pedestrian crash attorneys work diligently to make sure that our clients who have been hurt by negligence can recover in every way possible. While we help you to recover financially, you may be able to focus better on your physical and emotional recovery. Our attorneys are compassionate and caring and work around the clock to aid crash victims and their family members in the aftermath of serious accidents. 

You can reach our office by calling (800) 469-6476 as soon as you can. We don’t charge any fees unless you are able to gather compensation for your losses and damages.  Our firm has been working for over 30 years to help crash victims and their loved ones recover, and we will stop at nothing to make sure you can pay for the losses and damages that were imposed upon you by another person’s negligent actions.