Brooklyn, NY – Bicyclist Injured in Traffic Collision on 8th Ave near 40th St
Brooklyn, NY (May 26, 2023) – A serious pedestrian accident occurred in the Sunset Park area of Brooklyn on the evening of May 26th. At approximately 8:18 p.m., crews were dispatched to the scene of the accident on 8th Avenue.
Numerous emergency responders were seen helping those involved at the crash site located near 40th Street. Authorities determined that a bicyclist was hit by a car for reasons still being investigated.
Paramedics rendered aid and transported the cyclist to the hospital with injuries. At this time, the cyclist has not been identified.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victim.
New York Pedestrian Collisions
Pedestrian accidents happen in New York frequently. A report conducted by Smart Growth America reveals that pedestrian deaths continue to rise, especially in the past decade. In 2021, in New York, over 15,000 pedestrian crashes occurred, taking more than 300 lives.
Sadly, pedestrians are usually hurt by drivers who are acting negligently. When you or someone you love has been hurt by the actions of a negligent driver, contacting a pedestrian crash attorney should be one of the first steps you take after your accident. Driver negligence has risen to the top of the list of reasons car accidents occur in the United States. The most common form of driver negligence is currently driver distraction, which results in over 400,000 car crashes per year.
The Brooklyn pedestrian accident attorneys at Metro Law have worked on behalf of injured accident victims to help them get the financial compensation they need for decades. We fully believe that injured crash victims should not have to pay for the injuries they sustain, especially if they happened by no fault of their own. By contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer, you may be able to get help paying for the costs related to your accident, as well as other damages like pain, suffering, and more.
Our skilled attorneys will negotiate a full and fair settlement from the insurance companies for you so you can get your life back on track. At Metro Law, our skilled personal injury attorneys have decades of experience helping injured crash victims recover in more ways than one. We can help you recover physically, emotionally, and financially after your life was upended by a serious car accident. You deserve to be able to recover without having to worry about money, which is why we are here to help. Focusing on your mental and physical health is paramount while we take care of the financial aspect of things.
Call Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.