Staten Island, NY (May 30, 2021) – Around 10 a.m. on Sunday morning, a pedestrian accident involving officers took place in Staten Island.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Livermore Avenue and Forest Avenue. At the time, officers were setting up barriers near the intersection when five were struck by a passenger vehicle driving through the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The five injured NYPD officers were hospitalized with various injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the officers, identified as 39-year-old Brian Manning, was taken into custody on charges of driving while intoxicated, assault, and more.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the most vulnerable parties. In just one recent year’s time in New York, approximately 312 people were killed in pedestrian accidents. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling helpless and alone. It is imperative that you seek the immediate help of an attorney in your time of need.
Being injured in a New York pedestrian accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. You will likely have a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own after an accident. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your case? What evidence will you have to gather to show that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you will be able to answer with the help of an attorney.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have diligently assisted injured victims following pedestrian accidents over the years. We will stand by your side and provide you with the necessary resources to be successful when it comes to your claim. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information on your available options.
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