Staten Island, NY – Officer Hurt in Hit-&-Run on W Shore Expy

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Staten Island, NY - Officer Hurt in Hit-&-Run on W Shore Expy

Staten Island, NY (May 10, 2024) – On Thursday, May 9, an officer was hurt after a hit-and-run accident in the Staten Island area. The crash took place on W. Shore Expressway near Edward Curry Avenue early that morning around 8:35 a.m. The officer, a 31-year-old man, was hit by a driver who fled the scene. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. The injured party was transported to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze for treatment. A male driver later turned himself in to authorities in connection with the incident. It was later reported that the officer was in a marked police vehicle when he was rear-ended by a sedan. The driver fled on foot and abandoned his vehicle at the scene. No additional information on the incident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash. 

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

Hit-&-Run Crashes in New York

Staten Island, NY - Officer Hurt in Hit-&-Run on W Shore ExpyBeing involved in a hit-and-run accident is particularly life-changing. The victims of these incidents are often unable to receive the vital medical care they need to heal. Sadly, the number of deadly hit-and-run incidents is rising across the nation, and most of these accidents involve bicycles and pedestrians, who are more likely to suffer critical injuries. New York is among the deadliest cities for hit-and-runs. Throughout the city, 93 hit-and-run accidents in 2021 left victims with significant injuries. In about 23 of these incidents, an arrest is made. You must be able to work with a seasoned attorney from the beginning of your case in order to conduct a thorough investigation into the accident and provide a strong case for damages.

Pursuing a full recovery can be difficult on your own after a serious auto accident. It is always in your best interests to work closely with a qualified Staten Island personal injury lawyer. Contact the legal team of Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP today at (516) 774-3635 to get to work on your case today. 

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