Manhattan, NY – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Broadway near the US Postal ServiceNY/NJ Legal News
Manhattan, NY (January 16, 2023) – Authorities in Manhattan responded to the scene of a pedestrian crash on Monday evening, January 16. At approximately 6:35 p.m., crews were dispatched to the scene of the accident on Broadway in Inwood.
Reports indicate the collision occurred in the 4000 block of Broadway near the United States Postal Service. A pedestrian was traveling in the area when they were struck by a vehicle.
The extent of the injuries suffered in the crash remains unknown at this time. Emergency responders, including police and paramedics, were seen working in the area for some time during the evening of January 16.
Traffic delays ensued in the area while crews were present. Authorities in Manhattan are working to determine the cause of the accident.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Despite the numerous safety rules and regulations put in place in the state of New York to keep pedestrians safe, they are still struck by vehicles at an alarming rate. Every year, in New York, tens of thousands of people are hurt when they are struck by vehicles. Thousands of these victims will spend time in the emergency room/hospital in order to recover from their injuries. Sadly, approximately 300 people lose their lives annually due to New York pedestrian crashes.
Our Manhattan pedestrian crash attorneys have a working knowledge of the many physical, emotional, and financial problems that usually accompany being injured in a car crash. These accidents can be catastrophic and debilitating. Some common injuries that may result from pedestrian crashes can include broken bones, brain damage, spinal cord damage, and internal organ damage.
Working alongside a knowledgeable and skilled attorney after your pedestrian accident can help you protect your legal rights and move forward in an effective manner. Our team of attorneys boasts over 40 years of combined experience helping thousands of victims and their family members get the compensation and justice they deserve after they’re hurt by the actions of negligent drivers.
Our compassionate team works hard to protect and preserve your legal rights. We will aggressively negotiate a complete and justified settlement from the insurance companies on your behalf. Unfortunately, insurance companies are mostly out to make money and do not hold prioritize your best interests. Insurance adjusters are trained to contact you while you’re vulnerable, in the days and weeks following your accident, when you may be likely to settle for less compensation than you deserve.
Contact our law office, Metro Law, at your earliest convenience. You can reach a skilled lawyer who can help you by calling (800) 469-6476.
Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.