Brooklyn, NY – Pedestrian Accident at 4th Ave and 61st St Intersection

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (October 30, 2020) – Around 6:25 p.m. on Thursday evening, October 29, a pedestrian accident occurred in Brooklyn.

Police confirmed that the unidentified pedestrian was walking near the intersection of 4th Avenue and 61st Street when they were struck by a passing vehicle. The driver stayed at the scene of the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident where they assisted the pedestrian with injuries. The extent of their injuries is not yet known but the victim was transported to the hospital.

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

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Pedestrian accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents that occur on our roads in the entirety of New York. Between 2012 and 2014, it was estimated that approximately 312 people lost their lives in New York pedestrian accidents, while many other victims were hospitalized as a result of these crashes. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on your life. It is imperative that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.

Being injured in a pedestrian accident can have an enormous and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. As you work on your physical recovery, you may wonder how you will be able to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. Having an attorney by your side will ensure that your rights are being protected as you meet certain deadlines and gather evidence that can be useful in your claim. If you have been injured in a New York pedestrian accident and wonder where you can turn, you should immediately seek the help of an attorney.

At Miller, Montiel & Strano, our skilled New York accident attorneys are here for you after an accident that is not your fault. These accidents tend to be severe due to the fact that pedestrians have few protections from harm, which is why drivers are always supposed to pay close attention to the roads around them. If you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault, it is important that you seek immediate help. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on your legal options.

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.