Pedestrian Died In Rocky Point Collision Along Route 25A
ROCKY POINT, NEW YORK (February 2, 2022) – A 21-year-old pedestrian has tragically died in a Rocky Point car accident while crossing the road on Route 25A.
Rocky Point police officials are sayin that the collision took place around 9:30 p.m. on Monday. A pedestrian was crossing the road when they were hit by a Subaru Forrester.
Emergency medical workers were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Sadly, the man was pronounced dead a the scene.
Liability For Rocky Point Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid causing accidents. Pursuant to New York Vehicle Code 1146, all drivers must exercise due care to avoid hitting pedestrians, bicyclists and domestic animals in the roadway. When a driver fails to yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Victims of car accidents often suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Organ damage
The family of any pedestrian that is killed in a car accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a civil claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover many of the expenses that come with the sudden loss of a loved one. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Pedestrian Accident
Do you need more information about a Rocky Point 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 investigation into any collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at 800-529-9997.