Manhattan, NY (February 6, 2021) – On Saturday afternoon, February 6, a pedestrian crash involving a tractor-trailer took place in Manhattan.
According to the New York Police Department, the accident took place at the intersection of West 45th Street and Broadway. Police confirmed that a 64-year-old woman was walking in Times Square when she was suddenly struck by a tractor-trailer.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of a serious leg injury. Nobody else was injured.
The truck driver remained at the scene and has been cooperating with the police.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in New York
New York, especially New York City, sees more pedestrian accidents every year than many other states in the entirety of the U.S. Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. These accidents result in some of the most severe injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can have a huge impact on your life, which is why you should have the help of an attorney by your side.
Being injured in a New York pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down as you navigate the legal system for the first time. By speaking with an attorney, you can ensure that your rights are being protected as you meet deadlines and gather evidence that can play an important role in your claim. Speaking with an attorney can help you move forward in many ways.
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