Brooklyn, NY – Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident on McGuinness Blvd

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (May 18, 2021) – At 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, May 18, a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident occurred in Brooklyn.

According to officials, the accident happened on McGuiness Boulevard around the area of Bayard Street. A 58-year-old male pedestrian was crossing the street when he was struck by a luxury passenger vehicle that was headed south. The vehicle continued driving without stopping.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The male pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries but he was pronounced deceased while there.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrians are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm against motor vehicles. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives as a result of pedestrian accidents in the state of New York. Losing a loved one due to one of these accidents can have an enormous impact on every aspect of your life. If you have suffered losses due to a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to seek the immediate help of an attorney in your time of need.

The loss of a loved one taken too soon in a New York pedestrian accident might be one of the most traumatic things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to the recklessness of another party. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Speaking with a wrongful death attorney can put you on the right path toward results.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a collision. Pedestrian accidents are known for being incredibly severe and can impact your life on both emotional and financial levels if you have lost a loved one. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. If you have suffered these losses and wonder where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for the help you deserve.

Notes: Our writers use secondary sources when creating these accident news posts. These sources include police and fire accident reports, news stories and newspaper stories, and first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the accidents. For that reason, the details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. If you do find any information that is incorrect, contact our firm to have a correction made immediately. If you would prefer the post to be removed from our site, let us know and we will accommodate you as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. have strived to build a solid reputation in the local business community throughout the decades. These posts are written to bring attention to the dangers related to serious accidents in our region and hope that everyone uses caution when operating a motor vehicle  The photos used in this post were not taken at the accident scene. The information in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business.

About the Author
Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner in Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller’s extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. He tries cases for the catastrophically injured victims of construction site accidents, motor vehicle and premises accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is a detail oriented, tenacious attorney committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients; he has obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements.