Brooklyn, NY – Woman Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on E 80th St

By Steven Miller
Senior Partner

Brooklyn, NY (May 20, 2021) – At 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday night, May 19, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Brooklyn.

According to officials, the accident happened on East 80th Street near the area of Avenue N. A 74-year-old woman was crossing the street in the area when she was struck by a white van traveling through the area. The driver of the van fled the scene without stopping.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately called to the scene to help. The pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital with traumatic injuries but she was tragically pronounced dead while there.

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

No further details have been released but the investigation into 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 

More pedestrian accidents occur in the state of New York every year than in many other states throughout the U.S. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed and many others are seriously injured in these accidents every single year. The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, especially if you and your family have suffered the loss of a loved one. Because of this, you should have a dedicated attorney on your side.

It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a New York pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that many families are faced with every year throughout the state. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have suffered from these enormous losses, you should have the dedicated help of a New York wrongful death attorney on your side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents at

Our attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in New York pedestrian accidents. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family. We will stand by your side and help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, we are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information.

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.