Hempstead, NY (July 12, 2021) – At 9 p.m. on Saturday night, July 10, an ATV accident happened at an intersection in Hempstead.
According to officials, the accident took place at the intersection of Peninsula Boulevard and South Franklin Street. A man was riding his ATV in the area when he was suddenly struck by another vehicle at the intersection. The vehicle did not stop and fled the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help. The 31-year-old operator of the ATV was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. His current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police are still searching for the driver responsible for the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
ATV Accidents in New York
ATV accidents do not happen as commonly in the state of New York but, when they do occur, they are some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that ATV riders have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. These accidents tend to lead to some of the most severe and life-altering injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. Being injured in an ATV accident might be one of the most traumatic things that you have ever endured. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust along the way.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of an ATV accident on their own. If this has happened to you, you will likely be left with a wide array of questions that you are unable to answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to successfully moving forward with a claim? What evidence will you need to gather to show that another party is at fault for your ATV accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a dedicated New York personal injury attorney.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after an ATV accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be on physical, emotional, and financial levels. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 to find out how we can help you.
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