Yorktown, NY – Pedestrian Killed in Collision on Old Yorktown Rd near Strang BlvdNY/NJ Legal News
Yorktown, NY (October 19, 2023) – A Yorktown resident lost their life in a fatal pedestrian collision reported on Wednesday morning, October 18. Reports show the crash happened just before 7:00 a.m.
Police say the 58-year-old pedestrian, who has not been identified, was declared deceased at the crash site on Old Yorktown Road. Several responders, including Empress EMS, Lake Mohegan Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and the Lake Mohegan Fire Department all responded to the scene near Strang Boulevard.
The Yorktown Police and the Westchester County Department of Safety are currently investigating the circumstances of the crash, which remain unclear at this time.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Nothing further has currently been reported.
New York Pedestrian Crashes
Sadly, pedestrians in New York often suffer fatal injuries. Generally, hundreds of pedestrians are killed yearly in the Empire State. Over 200 lost their lives in 2021, according to recently recorded statistics. Information compiled by Smart Growth America shows that, in the United States, the number of pedestrian crash fatalities is on the rise. This is most likely due to the fact that more and more people are becoming heavily addicted to their smartphones.
Regrettably, negligent driving is the main culprit behind the majority of pedestrian wrecks across the country. When you or someone you love has sustained injuries in a crash caused by a negligent driver, a car crash lawyer can help you to financially recover. When you are able to pay for the losses and damages brought on by your accident, you may be able to focus on your mental and physical well-being.
Losing someone you love in a negligently caused crash of any kind can be a devastating experience. A wrongful death attorney in Yorktown can help you gather financial compensation that can pay for vehicle repairs, wage loss, medical bills, and more. Even non-economic damages like pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, and more are eligible for financial compensation when you work with an attorney.
At the skilled and experienced law office of Metro Law, our skilled lawyers have been working to help crash victims in the aftermath of their accidents for decades. Our main goal is to help victims and their loved ones get the financial compensation they need and deserve, and we will stop at nothing to make sure you and your loved ones can recover physically, financially, and emotionally if this has happened to you.
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal crash that happened due to the reckless or careless actions of another person, by filing a wrongful death claim with a skilled lawyer, you will be able to receive the compensation and justice you undoubtedly deserve.
You can reach our personal injury law office by calling (800) 469-6476 as soon as you can to learn more about how we can help you.