Suffolk Co., NY – Amilar Velasquez Loses Life in Wreck on West Hills Rd

Suffolk Co., NY – Amilar Velasquez Loses Life in Wreck on West Hills Rd

Suffolk Co., NY (May 9, 2024) – A man identified as 37-year-old Amilar Velasquez lost his life due to being struck by a vehicle on Sunday morning, May 5. 

According to reports, the crash occurred on West Hills Road. The vehicle that struck Velasquez fled the scene at around 12:13 a.m. The injured victim was taken to Huntington Hospital in critical condition where he later lost his life. Police are currently investigating the details of the wreck. 

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

New York Pedestrian Accidents

Suffolk Co., NY - Amilar Velasquez Loses Life in Wreck on West Hills RdRegrettably, pedestrians frequently sustain injuries in traffic accidents occurring in the state of New York. On average, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives each year in New York car accidents, with over 200 fatalities recorded in fatal traffic collisions throughout the Empire State annually, as reported by Smart Growth America. These reports also indicate a continual increase in pedestrian fatalities across the US, likely attributable to the rising number of distracted drivers on American roadways.

Driver negligence remains the primary cause of the majority of pedestrian crashes nationwide. When you or a loved one falls victim to a negligent driver, seeking assistance from a personal injury attorney can aid in your recovery process. In the event of the unthinkable, losing a loved one due to another person’s negligence, a wrongful death attorney in Suffolk County can help you pursue full and fair financial compensation for your losses and damages.

At the esteemed law office of Metro Law, our experienced attorneys have been assisting injured accident victims in achieving financial recovery for many years. Additionally, we are dedicated to supporting grieving families in obtaining the financial compensation necessary to cover funeral costs and more.

Losing a loved one in a negligently caused accident can leave you feeling as if your world has come to a halt. Grieving may seem like the only option, but you deserve to grieve without the added burden of financial concerns. Our legal team is committed to helping you navigate through this difficult time and secure the justice and financial compensation you deserve.

By pursuing a wrongful death claim, you can attain the justice and financial compensation owed to you after the wrongful loss of your loved one. Let our attorneys negotiate a comprehensive and equitable settlement with the insurance company on your behalf, alleviating you from this added stress.

Reach out to our law office at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience following your loved one’s accident to schedule a free case evaluation. We are available 24/7 to assist our clients and will tirelessly work to secure the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.