Yonkers, NY – Teen Hurt Walking to Bus at Yonkers Ave & Dunwoodie St

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Yonkers, NY - Teen Hurt Walking to Bus at Yonkers Ave & Dunwoodie St

Yonkers, NY (March 9, 2024) – On Thursday, March 7, a teenager was hurt while walking to a bus stop in Yonkers. The incident occurred at the corner of Yonkers Avenue and Dunwoodie Street that afternoon at around 3 p.m. The 15-year-old was en route to get on a bus when they were hit by the oncoming vehicle. 

The impact caused the teen to roll over the car and land on the roadway. The juvenile suffered serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Jacobi Medical Center for treatment. The driver involved was traveling at a high rate of speed leading to the accident. 

Local reports revealed that the incident is being investigated as a hit-and-run. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be provided as they become available. 

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

Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Yonkers, NY - Teen Hurt Walking to Bus at Yonkers Ave & Dunwoodie StPedestrians have the same right to use the road as anyone else. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to look out for people traveling on foot, and this can lead to a serious car accident. A total of 7,388 pedestrian fatalities were reported nationwide in 2021. This accounted for about 17 percent of road deaths that year, making an increase of almost 13 percent from the year before. Since 2009, the number of pedestrian fatalities in the United States has climbed by almost 80 percent. It can be hard to handle the aftermath of a serious pedestrian crash on your own. A trained attorney can help you pursue a claim in order to get the maximum compensation available in your case. 

A trained Yonkers pedestrian accident lawyer can be by your side at every stage of your recovery to make sure your claim is handled properly from start to finish. At Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP, we believe in fighting for innocent victims. Contact our law offices 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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