Brooklyn, NY – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Rockaway Pkwy & Lenox Rd

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (July 8, 2021) – At 11 p.m. on Wednesday night, July 7, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in Brooklyn.

According to local officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Rockaway Parkway and Lenox Road. The driver of a BMW was traveling in the area when the driver suddenly collided with a pedestrian crossing the road at the intersection. The driver continued onward without stopping to check on the pedestrian.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The 54-year-old male pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital with traumatic injuries but he was pronounced dead while there.

The driver of the vehicle has not yet been found.

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrian accidents are more common in New York than in many other states throughout the U.S. In fact, in just one year’s time, hundreds of victims are killed in pedestrian accidents due to the outright recklessness of others. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the roads around them but this does not always occur and pedestrian accidents still occur. Pedestrians are the most at-risk victims on our roads, which means that they are more likely to lose their lives than many other parties who navigate New York roadways. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, you have a variety of options available for you and you should seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.

It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life was taken too soon in a fatal New York pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that many victims are faced with every single year within the state. As you are grieving the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. After you have lost somebody you love in a collision, you will likely have a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own. This is why you should speak with a New York wrongful death attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in pedestrian accidents at

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our accident attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of a fatal crash. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can help you.

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. 

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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.