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Pedestrian Injured In Elmont Car Accident on Hempstead Turnpike

New York State Police Investigating Pedestrian Collision on Hempstead Turnpike By Elmont Road and Plainfield Avenue

Pedestrian Injured In Elmont Car Accident on Hempstead Turnpike

ELMONT, NEW YORK (February 19, 2024) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after an Elmont car accident on the Hempstead Turnpike by Elmont Road and Plainfield Road.

Elmont police officials are saying that the collision took place on Tuesday morning. A pedestrian was walking when they were hit by a vehicle.

Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. They were taken to the hospital in order to receive care.

Liability For New York Pedestrian Accidents

Thousands of pedestrians are killed or seriously injured in car accidents every year. According to New York Vehicle & Traffic Law § 1146(a), drivers must exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians, bicyclists and domestic animals in the roadway. Drivers should also use their horn in order to alert pedestrians and other drivers of their presence. Many steps should be taken after any pedestrian accident.

  • Eye witnesses should be interviewed.
  • Surveillance footage should be sought.
  • Medical records should be preserved.
  • An experienced personal injury attorney should be contacted.

Car accidents are often one of the most challenging things that most people will ever go through. Accident victims may need to take extensive periods of time off of work. They may also be left with high medical bills. Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a civil claim. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating Elmont Pedestrian Accidents

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in an Elmont pedestrian accident? You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that negligent drivers are held to account for their actions. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.

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