Brooklyn, NY – Child Injured in Pedestrian Crash on 39th St near 4th AveNY/NJ Legal News
Brooklyn, NY (March 30, 2023) – On the afternoon of March 30, a child was injured when they were hit by a car. The incident occurred shortly before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, according to reports.
Sources say the incident occurred in Sunset Park on 39th Street near 4th Avenue. Multiple responders were sent to the scene in order to render aid and determine how the crash occurred.
The child was rendered aid by EMS at the crash site and transported by ambulance to a local hospital for further care. At this time, the extent of the injuries suffered in the collision has not been reported.
Authorities and other responders remained at the scene for some time on the evening of March 30, resulting in significant delays in traffic.
Police in Brooklyn continue to investigate the details of the incident.
We hope for the fast recovery of the injured victim.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
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.