Pedestrian Died In Collision With Vehicle on Springville Road In Hampton Bays
HAMPTON BAYS, NEW YORK (September 28, 2023) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a Hampton Bays pedestrian collision along Springville Road.
Hampton Bays police officials are saying that the accident took place around 7:24 p.m. on Friday. A pedestrian was walking just south of the roadway when they were hit by a vehicle.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving measures, they later died due to the severe nature of their injuries.
A full investigation into the Hampton Bays collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Hampton Bays Pedestrian Accidents
Thousands of pedestrians are killed or seriously injured in car accidents each year. Pursuant to New York Vehicle Code 1146, all drivers must exercise due care to avoid hitting pedestrians, bicyclists and domestic animals in the roadway. If a driver fails to slow down to avoid hitting a bicyclist, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. There are many factors that could contribute to a pedestrian collision.
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Poor road conditions
The vast majority of pedestrian accidents are preventable and involve some amount of driver error. The family of any person that died in a pedestrian collision may have legal recourse through a wrongful death 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 New York Pedestrian Accidents
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Hampton Bays pedestrian accident? Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need a free, independent investigation into any collision we may be able to help. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.