Commack, NY – Ilona Kaydanov Loses Life, Two Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Harned Rd

Commack, NY – Ilona Kaydanov Loses Life, Two Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Harned Rd

Commack, NY (August 31, 2023) – Police in Commack responded to the scene of a severe pedestrian accident on Thursday morning, August 31. Calls were made to authorities concerning the collision at around 8:30 a.m. 

A woman identified as Ilona Kaydanov and her two brothers, ages 13 and 20, were jogging in a single-file line near Harned Road when they were struck by a minivan. Kaydanov was transported by ambulance to a local hospital due to the extent of her injuries. She later lost her life despite lifesaving efforts made by hospital staff. 

Her two brothers sustained injuries deemed non-life-threatening, according to reports. Investigators said the driver of the van and two passengers sustained no injuries in the collision. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this fatal accident in Commack.

New York Pedestrian Accidents

Commack, NY - Ilona Kaydanov Loses Life, Two Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Harned RdPedestrian accidents have become a serious issue in the state of New York, particularly due to the high population in the state. The likelihood of traffic collisions is extremely high in states like New York due to the constant flow of traffic in the city and the high number of people who live very close together. When a pedestrian becomes involved in a traffic accident, they are at a high risk of sustaining debilitating or even fatal injuries due to being unprotected. 

If the negligent actions of an individual results in a fatality, the decedent’s family are able to collect financial compensation for a long list of damages. Some of these include:  

  • Funeral costs
  • Medical care costs
  • The deceased’s conscious pain and suffering (survival action)
  • Lost earnings
  • Loss of projected income
  • Loss of healthcare benefits
  • Loss of advice and consortium 
  • Loss of guidance and care for children

Depending on an insurer to hold your best interests in high esteem is never wise, as they are usually only out to make money. They will most likely attempt to get you to settle for less compensation than you deserve so they can make as much money as possible. Seeking the skilled representation of a reputable Commack wrongful death lawyer attorney is your best option if you wish to collect financial compensation for the losses and damages you have endured related to your loved one’s accident.

Alleviating the financial difficulties brought on by wrongful death allows surviving family members to concentrate on healing. 

After losing someone you love in a deadly accident, contact a wrongful death attorney from the law office of Metro Law at  (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you. Our firm fights tirelessly on behalf of its clients and defends their rights after a pedestrian accident. Our law firm works on contingency which means you pay us nothing unless you are awarded full and fair financial compensation for the losses and damages you face in relation to your loved one’s accident. You have nothing to lose and financial compensation to gain when you work with our firm, so call us at your earliest convenience.