Manhattan, NY (June 6, 2021) – On Saturday night, June 5, a famous actress was injured in a pedestrian accident in Manhattan.
According to police, 65-year-old Lisa Banes of “Gone Girl” was crossing Amsterdam Avenue when she was struck by either a person on a motorcycle or a scooter. The driver of the vehicle immediately fled the scene without stopping.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. Banes was rushed to Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital for treatment of critical injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked for a period of time.
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.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
New York is known for having one of the highest rates of pedestrian accidents every single year within the state. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye, taking the lives of hundreds and sending thousands to the hospital every year. The unfortunate truth is that these accidents can typically be prevented but continue to occur due to the recklessness of others. Pedestrians have no protection from harm, which means that they are likely to sustain some of the most severe injuries in the event of an accident. Injured victims and their families should seek immediate help after a pedestrian accident.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a New York pedestrian accident on their own. However, this is the reality that far too many people are faced with each year due to the reckless acts of others. Being injured in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured, especially if you have a long road to recovery before you. If you have been harmed and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should seek the immediate help of an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have helped many victims of pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be on physical, emotional, and financial levels and offer our help in your time of need. You have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in your accident. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, you should never have to stand alone. Please contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on how we can help you.
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