New York, NY – Young Boy Hit by Car at Broadway & 70th St

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Written by Jeremy Schiowitz

Personal Injury Lawyer at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson, LLP.

Over 20 years of experience in Personal Injury.

Graduated from Brooklyn Law School: Juris Doctor, 2003.

New York, NY - Young Boy Hit by Car at Broadway & 70th St

New York, NY (March 8, 2024) – On Thursday, March 7, a woman’s son was injured after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Upper West Side area of New York. The collision occurred at the corner of Broadway and W. 70th Street early that morning. The woman and an eight-year-old boy were on foot when the boy was struck by an oncoming Nissan. 

Emergency responders were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the injured party. The juvenile was transported to Mount Sinai West for treatment. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. 

The 50-year-old woman driving the Nissan was cited by local authorities. No further information has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

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

Pedestrian Accidents in New York

New York, NY - Young Boy Hit by Car at Broadway & 70th StTraveling on foot is a great way to get around with the added benefit of enjoying a beautiful day. However, pedestrians are over-represented in national roadway fatalities. In 2021, there were 7,388 pedestrian deaths reported across the country. This is a nearly 13 percent increase since the previous year, making up nearly 17 percent of traffic fatalities that year. The number of pedestrian deaths in the United States has increased by nearly 80 percent since 2009. Pedestrians are known to suffer serious injuries and substantial damages that can make life extremely hard. 

A pedestrian accident is a difficult experience, and it is common for victims to suffer life-threatening injuries. You do not want to be on your own during this difficult time. A trained New York pedestrian crash lawyer can help you pursue a strong claim in order to get the compensation you are owed after a serious auto accident. You do not want to be alone during this difficult time. Your lawyer will be by your side to make sure your case is as strong as possible. The legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is ready to get to work on your case. Call us today at (516) 774-3635 to get started on your claim. 

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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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