SUV Critically Injured Pedestrian In Brooklyn By Kings Highway and East 13th Street
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (October 2, 2023) – A pedestrian was critically injured in a Brooklyn car accident by the intersection of Kings Highway and East 12th Street.
New York City police officials are saying that the collision took place around 9:38 a.m. on Wednesday. A Hyundai SUV struck a pedestrian causing them critical injuries.
An ambulance was called to the scene in order to help the victim. The pedestrian was taken to Maimonides Hospital with major injuries.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Brooklyn Pedestrian Accidents
Far too many pedestrians are killed or seriously injured every year in New York. Pursuant to New York Vehicle Code 1146, all drivers must exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians, bicyclists and domestic animals in the roadway. If a driver fails to reduce their speed in order to avoid a collision, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Victims of pedestrian collisions tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Organ damage
Most pedestrian collisions are preventable. Drivers are distracted or they may be traveling to fast for the prevailing conditions. In particular, collisions are more likely to happen in the early morning and at night when visibility is reduced. Any person that is injured in a pedestrian collision may be able to seek some measure of accountability through a civil claim.
Getting Legal Help After A NYC Pedestrian Accidents
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