Copiague, NY – Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash on New Hwy

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Copiague, NY - Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash on New Hwy

Copiague, NY (May 5, 2024) – A woman was killed after a pedestrian accident in the Copiague area on Saturday, May 4. The deadly crash was reported on New Highway near Court Street late that evening around 9:15 p.m. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene after being notified of a serious pedestrian-vehicle crash. 

The unidentified victim was traveling on foot when she was struck by an oncoming 2019 Chevrolet Traverse. The injured party was treated at the scene before being transported by ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip in critical condition. She later succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the Chevy, 62-year-old Patrick Cooke of Islip, was not hurt in the collision. The area was temporarily closed as emergency responders were present. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

New York Deadly Pedestrian Accidents

Copiague, NY - Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash on New HwyThe New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) reports that a total of 7,354 pedestrian-vehicle collisions resulted in fatalities and serious injuries in a recent year. There were 739 pedestrian deaths reported that year and a combined 6,615 crashes caused 6,784 serious injuries. Compared to those traveling in motor vehicles, pedestrians are still ten times more likely to die in a collision. Without a doubt, pedestrians are more vulnerable in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of suffering severe or even fatal injuries. To pursue a wrongful death claim if a loved one dies in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with an experienced attorney.

A deadly car accident is never easy to manage on your own. It is always in your best interests to work closely with a trained Copiague pedestrian accident lawyer to get the most out of your case. The legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is here to help you during this difficult time. Contact our offices today at (516) 774-3635 to get started on your case with a talented lawyer. 

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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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