Injuries and deaths due to motor vehicle accidents are a very common thing in New York. It seems that news of injuries or deaths in auto accidents is seen on a daily basis. One such heart-wrenching news story has occurred in Long Island.
News In detail:
The motor vehicle accident happened at about 1:40 p.m. in the afternoon. It happened on Merrick Road at Washington Avenue in Seaford.
The car involved in this accident was being driven by a 32-year-old woman. She stayed at the scene of the accident. A 12-year-old boy suffered injuries as a result of this motor vehicle accident.
Impact of this accident:
The impact of this accident was so powerful that Members of New York Physical Therapy and Wellness heard the crash easily from their office located on Merrick Road. All of them ran out to help as soon as they heard the collision.
According to Ron Bredow, the boy was being helped and stabilized by a woman. The traffic around the boy was directed by Bredow until the police and EMS arrived at the scene.
According to the witnesses…
Witness reports say the boy was lying in the middle of the street. The distance may have been up to 30 feet from the car.
He was conscious after the accident. He appeared to have suffered arm and head injuries in this accident. The indications were that he was trying to beat the light in an attempt to meet his friends, at the time of the accident. The light had just turned green.
Based on the condition of the vehicle, it appears the boy must have flown through the air before landing on the car’s hood and hitting the windshield. The windshield of the car was cracked.
What about the treatment?
The nature of the boy’s injuries from this motor vehicle accident were serious but non-life threatening. Nassau County Police Aviation Helicopter 4 airlifted the boy to a nearby area hospital for treatment.
The police are investigating this motor vehicle accident. However, no criminal activity has been reported in this accident thus far. Keep coming back to our website, as we’ll keep you posted with updates relevant to this incident.