Yonkers, NY – Pedestrian Dies in Hit-&-Run on Van Cortland Park Ave

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Yonkers, NY - Pedestrian Dies in Hit-&-Run on Van Cortland Park Ave

Yonkers, NY (March 29, 2024) – There were fatal injuries reported in a pedestrian accident in the Yonkers area on Tuesday, March 26. The deadly crash occurred on Van Cortland Park Avenue. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to the scene after being notified of a person lying on the roadway. 

The victim was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. The at-fault driver fled the scene without rendering aid. The injured party suffered fatal injuries nad was later pronounced dead. The driver involved in the crash was later apprehended by authorities and is currently facing charges. The identity of the deceased victim has been withheld. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash. 

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

Fatal Hit-&-Run Accidents in New York

Yonkers, NY - Pedestrian Dies in Hit-&-Run on Van Cortland Park AveWhen a driver flees the scene of a crash, it is known as a hit-and-run. This is a crime, but far too many motorists still leave the scene of serious collisions. The country is seeing an increase in the number of fatal hit-and-run accidents, and the vast majority of these collisions involve cyclists and pedestrians, who are more likely to sustain life-threatening injuries. New York is one of the deadliest places for hit-and-run crashes. In 2021, there were 93 hit-and-run incidents that resulted in serious injuries across the Big Apple. Nearly 23 percent of these cases ended in arrests. To thoroughly investigate the accident and make a compelling case for compensation, you must be able to collaborate with an experienced lawyer. 

Your life will be changed forever after someone close to you is killed. You need to be sure that you are able to do everything possible in order to get the best possible outcome for your case after a serious accident. A qualified Yonkers wrongful death lawyer will be able to fight for your full recovery. The trained legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is here to guide you through the complex legal process. Call our offices today at (516) 774-3635. 

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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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