Brooklyn, NY – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on S 5th St near Keap Street

Brooklyn, NY – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on S 5th St near Keap Street

Brooklyn, NY (May 19, 2023) – A pedestrian lost their life in a fatal traffic accident in Brooklyn. The collision happened on the afternoon of May 19 at around 12:50 p.m.

Sources say the accident occurred on South 5th Street near Keap Street. Authorities asked for assistance with traffic control shortly after arriving at the scene. 

Police confirmed an individual was struck by a vehicle at the intersection. Their injuries were so severe they ended up losing their life shortly after being taken to the hospital. 

At this time, the deceased victim has not been identified. Police are still determining how the crash happened. 

Few details are available to report at this time. The Honda CRV that struck the woman was found nearby by authorities. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Pedestrian Crashes in New York

Even with a multitude of safety rules and regulations in place to protect the safety of pedestrians and increase the awareness of drivers, pedestrians continue to be injured in serious auto crashes each day. These accidents are often devastating and tragic. Common injuries include brain damage, spinal cord damage, and broken bones. 

Our New York pedestrian crash attorneys are familiar with the many burdens that usually come with pedestrian injuries. Becoming familiar with the events that surround the accident is vital to insurance adjusters and attorneys so they can establish how to move forward with your New York personal injury claim. However, you should never speak with the insurance company before first talking to an attorney. This is in your best interest, as lawyers are here to help you recover.

Working with a skilled pedestrian accident attorney can help ensure that you can move on from the aftermath of a serious pedestrian crash. If the worst has happened, and you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, a Brooklyn wrongful death lawyer can help you file a wrongful death claim for compensation. Our lawyers at Metro Law have over forty years of experience assisting thousands of people to get the compensation and justice they are entitled to after wrongfully losing someone they love.

Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Manhattan work hard to make sure that families are able to protect and exercise their legal rights so they can get their lives back on track after such a devastating experience. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian crash, a wrongful death attorney can help you file a wrongful death claim so you can pay for funeral costs, medical care, and more.

The lawyers at Metro Law are available around the clock to help victims and their families by answering questions about their legal options, the outcomes of their cases, how much compensation they can expect, and more. Contact our New York personal injury lawyers at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.