New York, NY – Pedestrian Injured in Accident on 5th AvenueNY/NJ Legal News
New York, NY (May 21, 2020) – At around 6:30 p.m., on May 20, the New York City Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on 5th Avenue.
Reports from the NYPD indicate that a pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 97th Street when he was struck by a vehicle.
The victim was injured in the collision. EMS responded to transport the injured man to a local hospital for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the man injured in this collision.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Thousands of victims incur devastating injuries in pedestrian accidents throughout New York each year. Despite the fact that our state maintains strict move-over laws to protect law enforcement agents, we continue to see these individuals victimized at an alarming rate. When individuals are injured in accidents, due to the reckless actions of drivers, it is imperative that they reach out to a pedestrian accident attorney in New York as soon as possible.
Our New York personal injury attorneys at Metro Law have over four decades of experience helping victims collect the maximum amount of compensation available for their legal claims. Our team strives to ensure those harmed are fully and fairly compensated for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages they face from their accidents. Contact our law firm today at (800) 469-6476 to meet with our personal injury attorneys in New York to discuss legal options available for you.
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.