Several People Injured In Collision Along Westminster Road In West Hempstead
WEST HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK (October 21, 2023) – Three people injured in West Hempstead pedestrian accident by the Hempstead Turnpike and Westmintster Road.
Hempstead police officials are saying that the accident took place around 2:30 a.m. on Monday. An SUV struck three people near a parked Toyota Corolla.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help all of the victims. Several pedestrians were taken to the hospital so that they could receive treatment.
A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For West Hempstead Car Accidents
Speeding is one of the most common causes of car accidents. According to the NHTSA, “Twenty-eight percent of fatal crashes, 13 percent of injury crashes, and 10 percent of property-damage-only crashes in 2020 were speeding-related.” There are many other factors that could contribute to a car accident.
- Driver intoxication
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Poor road conditions
It can be hard to know what to do after any car accident. Victims are often left with high medical bills and very costly injuries. Any person that is injure din a car accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a bodily injury claim. A car accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating New York Car Accidents
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to all of the people injured in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a West Hempstead pedestrian accident? Our team of pedestrian accident attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.