Brooklyn, NY – Woman Injured in Pedestrian Crash Involving Train at McDonald Ave

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (February 11, 2021) – On Wednesday afternoon, February 10, a woman was injured in a pedestrian crash involving a train in Brooklyn.

According to FDNY, the incident took place on the railroad tracks around the intersection of McDonald Avenue and 18th Avenue. Few details have been released but it is believed that the train struck an elderly woman who was walking in the area.

Paramedics and fire crews immediately responded to the scene. The woman, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Her condition is not currently known.

The area was blocked for some time as police worked to clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of 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 

Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads and on railroads. This means that in the event of a train accident involving a pedestrian, serious and even life-threatening results can occur. Pedestrians are at risk for some of the most life-altering injuries including TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, paralysis, and more. These injuries can impact your life in many ways, leaving you to feel both helpless and alone. It is important that an injured victim seeks the help they deserve following a pedestrian accident.

Being injured in a pedestrian accident can turn your life upside-down. Because of the fact that pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable parties on our roads and railroads, drivers of all vehicles are expected to watch out for these victims so that accidents can be prevented. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you may have an extended period of recovery before you. This is why it is important that you seek the immediate help of a New York pedestrian accident attorney following your accident. See our proven track record of success representing those who have been hurt in pedestrian accidents in New York at

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. We believe that you have many options moving forward and should never stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in New York that you can trust with your claim at 516-484-4010 to find out what options you have.

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.