Pedestrian Critically Injured In Huntington Station Collision Along New York Avenue
HUNTINGTON STATION, NEW YORK (January 1, 2022) – A pedestrian was critically injured after being hit by a car in Huntington Station while crossing New York Avenue.
Huntington Station officials are saying that the collision took place around 7:25 p.m. on Friday. A pedestrian was trying to cross the roadway when they were hit by a car.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. They were taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Huntington Station 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. There are a number of common factors that could contribute to a pedestrian accident.
- Drunk driving
- Inclement weather
- Poor road conditions
Many accident victims may not realize the full extent of their injuries for several weeks or months after a collision. Any person that is injured due to the negligence of another driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury 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 A New York Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured due to the negligence of another driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here to help in any way that we can. We can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. You can reach out to us anytime at 800-529-9997.