Manhattan, NY – Man Struck by Truck, Injured at E 7th St near 1st AveNY/NJ Legal News
Manhattan, NY (November 17, 2023) – A traffic accident involving a pedestrian happened in Manhattan on Friday morning, November 17. Several responders were dispatched to the scene shortly before 9:00 a.m. after receiving calls concerning the incident. Reports show that a man was struck by a truck at the intersection of East 7th Street and 1st Avenue. The man was unresponsive when paramedics arrived, sources said. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance where he received further care for his injuries.
At this time, Police in Manhattan are working to determine the cause of the crash. No other details are currently available to report.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
New York Pedestrian Crashes
Pedestrian accidents happen in New York all the time. A recent report conducted by Smart Growth America reveals that pedestrian fatalities are on the rise, especially in the past ten years. In 2021, in the Empire state, more than 15,000 pedestrian collisions happened, ending the lives of over 300 people.
Sadly, pedestrians in the United States and throughout the state of New York are often injured by drivers who act negligently while operating their vehicles. When you or a beloved member of your family has been injured by a negligent driver, working with a pedestrian crash lawyer should be one of the first moves you make after your accident. Driver negligence has become one of the main causes of the majority of American auto accidents. At this point in time, the most common form of negligent driving is distraction, which causes more than 400,000 vehicle accidents per year.
The Manhattan pedestrian accident attorneys at Metro Law have worked to help injured crash victims for decades. Our main goal is to get you and your loved ones the financial compensation you need and deserve so you don’t have to worry about going broke during the aftermath of your accident. By working with a skilled attorney, you may be able to get the funds needed to cover the costs associated with medical bills, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and even get financial compensation for emotional turmoil, pain, suffering, and other intangible damages.
Our skilled and compassionate personal injury attorneys will work hard to negotiate a fair settlement from the insurance companies so you can get your life back on track as easily as possible. At Metro Law, our trusted team of attorneys have over thirty years of experience helping wounded crash victims recover in numerous ways. We can help you recover emotionally, physically and financially after your life was upended by a serious car accident.
Call our reputable and experienced personal injury law office, Metro Law, at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with one of our trusted lawyers. We only require payment if you are able to gather full and fair financial compensation for your losses and damages that may have resulted from the crash you were hurt in. Please do not hesitate to contact our firm to learn more about how we can help you protect your legal rights.