Brooklyn, NY – Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at Farragut Rd & Rockaway Pkwy

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Brooklyn, NY - Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at Farragut Rd & Rockaway Pkwy

Brooklyn, NY (May 7, 2024) – There were reported injuries after a pedestrian crash in the Brooklyn area on Tuesday, May 7. The accident was reported at the intersection of Farragut Road and Rockaway Parkway early that morning around 5:49 a.m. The victim was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render aid to the involved parties. The injured pedestrian was taken to a nearby hospital for additional support. The circumstances leading to the accident have not been determined at this time. The area was temporarily closed while local authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Brooklyn, NY - Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at Farragut Rd & Rockaway PkwyEveryone should be able to use the road without fear of suffering a serious injury. Sadly, pedestrians are significantly more likely to sustain possibly fatal injuries in an automobile accident. Data indicates that a disproportionately high number of road deaths in New York involve pedestrians. Every year, the state reports more than 3,000 hospital admissions, 15,000 injuries, and 300 fatalities in pedestrian crashes. In the event of a catastrophic collision, you should be prepared to defend your legal rights because pedestrians are not designed to withstand the force of an automotive crash. This means you should pursue a personal injury claim in close collaboration with an experienced lawyer. 

When you are hit by a car as a pedestrian, you will likely suffer life-changing injuries. It is important that you are able to do everything necessary to strengthen your claim for compensation. A competent Brooklyn pedestrian accident lawyer will be able to fight to make sure your legal rights are protected. The legal team of Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is ready to help you during this time. Contact our offices today at (516) 774-3635 to get to work on your case with our team of lawyers. 

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Disclaimers: To promote safety and prevent tragic accidents, we urge individuals in our community to drive slowly and cautiously. This news article is not intended as a solicitation for business. Any information provided should not be considered professional medical or legal advice. Additionally, please note that the photo used in this post is not from the location of the collision.

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