12 Feb 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Riverhead, NY (February 12, 2023) – Serious injuries stemmed from a pedestrian accident that took place in Riverhead on the morning of Friday, February 10.

According to local officials, the accident happened around 10 a.m. at 36 Kirby Lane. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was traveling in the area. The driver of the vehicle allegedly stopped and remained on the scene to cooperate with the police.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained a serious leg injury in the accident. They were immediately hospitalized, though their current condition is not yet known.

A large portion of the road was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.

No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident continues.

We offer our warmest prayers and sympathies to the pedestrian who has been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

New York sees a large percentage of the serious pedestrian accidents that take place in the U.S. each year. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 300 pedestrians were killed in New York pedestrian accidents, while an astounding 15,000 people sustained serious injuries. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, they are likely to become catastrophically injured in an accident. This is why drivers are urged to always be on the lookout for these vulnerable parties on our roads. If you have been hurt in a life-altering pedestrian accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.

It can be incredibly traumatic to face a pedestrian accident, especially one that has led to severe injuries. It is true that no amount of money can change the fact that you have been seriously injured, but it can help you get back on your feet financially. This is especially necessary if you have been severely hurt and the medical bills keep piling up against you. You have many rights and options after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. This is why you should speak with a Riverhead pedestrian accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind.

Our attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are here to help you and your family after a pedestrian accident that has affected many aspects of your life. We will provide you with the resources that you need to be fully successful when it comes to moving forward with your claim. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, such as the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

We are here for you and your family during this challenging time. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Riverhead at (718) 606-4099 to find out what options you have during these difficult times.

Notes: When writing these accident news pieces, our writers rely on secondary sources. These sources are comprised of police and fire accident reports, news reports, and newspaper articles, as well as first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. Because of this, our team at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. has not independently validated the information regarding this accident. Please get in touch with our company to have any inaccurate information corrected right away. Please let us know if you want the post to be taken down from our website, and we will do our best to comply.

Disclaimers: In order to prevent being engaged in a tragic accident, we wish to encourage the people in our neighborhood to drive slowly and with caution. This news article is not meant to be a solicitation for business. Any information offered shouldn’t be regarded as professional medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post wasn’t taken at the location of the collision.