30 Sep 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Staten Island, NY (September 30, 2023) – A pedestrian accident was reported on Friday morning in the Westerleigh neighborhood that left one person injured.

Both the New York Police Department and the New York Fire Department were called to the scene of the crash at around 7:24 a.m. on September 29.

According to official reports, a pedestrian was struck by a school bus at the intersection of Constant Avenue and Westcott Boulevard.

The pedestrian suffered injuries as a result of the crash. FDNY EMS responded to the scene to care for the victim. The pedestrian was transported to Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton, New York, for emergency medical treatment.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash are being investigated.

We hope the pedestrian is able to recover quickly.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Each year in the state of New York, approximately 15,000 pedestrians are injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents. These accidents lead to the hospitalization of more than 3,000 victims each year. The unfortunate truth is that pedestrians are very under-protected during accidents. As a result, they are more likely to suffer trauma to the head, severe compound fractures, and other injuries that dramatically alter their lives.

Pedestrians who are harmed in accidents often have legal options available to help them move forward. Following a crash, you may be able to pursue a claim to recover compensation from the person who is responsible. Filing a personal injury claim can help you get the money you need for your medical costs, lost earnings, and various other damages that you face due to your accident. It is in your best interest to have a dedicated legal team by your side who will fight for justice on your behalf.

A Staten Island pedestrian accident lawyer will be able to investigate the crash on your behalf as you focus on overcoming your injuries. They will gather evidence for your case, communicate with the insurance company, and take various steps to ensure you have the best chance of maximizing your financial recovery. You must seek legal guidance right away to provide yourself with the best chance of getting justice.

At Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., we are dedicated to fighting for the rights of those who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents. Our team of personal injury lawyers understands how difficult it can be to navigate the legal system. For this reason, we remain committed to helping you navigate the system while providing personalized attention and support to our clients. We will fearlessly represent you and work towards getting you the justice and maximum compensation you deserve. Contact us today by calling 718-606-4099 for a free consultation so we can begin advocating for your case as soon as possible. With Tadchiev Law Firm P.C., you can rest assured that your rights are being protected by a team of skilled attorneys.

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.