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Copiague, NY – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident on 43rd St

Copiague, NY (October 6, 2019) – Around 10:30 p.m. last night, October 5, police responded to a pedestrian accident involving a hit-and-run driver on 43rd Street.

According to Copiague authorities, the accident took place when a woman left the scene of an accident that left a pedestrian with serious injuries. The driver, identified as Sagrario Lopez-Escobar, was driving along when she suddenly struck a man with her vehicle.

From there, police claim that Lopez-Escobar took off driving and never stopped. Meanwhile, the pedestrian was rushed to the Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries. His name has not been released at this time.

Police later located the driver at her home. She is set to be arraigned this week.

At this time, police continue their investigation into the accident.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

Copiague, NY – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident on 43rd StEvery month, hundreds of pedestrians are injured and killed in serious New York collisions that take place at the hands of negligent drivers. These accidents sometimes happen due to the negligence of others, especially in the case of a hit-and-run accident. When a driver chooses to flee the scene of the accident, it can put a pedestrian at risk and cause serious legal issues. Because of this, victims are entitled to reimbursement from a negligent party. Speaking with an experienced pedestrian accident attorney in New York can open up doors for you at this time.

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