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Suffolk Police Investigate Fatal Collision on County Road 83

In Coram, on the night of November 22nd, Suffolk police reported a fatal incident involving a pedestrian who was struck and killed while crossing County Road 83 at Hawkins Path around 7 p.m.

The collision occurred with a northbound 2013 Dodge Ram, driven by a 28-year-old Holbrook man. The pedestrian, a 50-year-old individual, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital, where they were pronounced dead. The driver from Holbrook remained uninjured. Authorities impounded the Dodge for a safety check.

This tragic occurrence underscores the critical importance of heightened caution and awareness for both pedestrians and drivers to prevent such devastating accidents.

Understanding the Far-Reaching Impact of Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents can have devastating consequences, causing life-altering injuries or, tragically, resulting in fatalities. The vulnerability of pedestrians makes them particularly susceptible to severe injuries when involved in collisions with motor vehicles. The physical, emotional, and financial toll of such accidents can be overwhelming, often necessitating extensive medical treatment, rehabilitation, and long-term care. Beyond the immediate aftermath, the ripple effect of a pedestrian accident extends to emotional trauma, loss of income, and a diminished quality of life for both the injured individual and their loved ones.

It is crucial for those affected by pedestrian accidents to seek legal guidance to navigate the complexities of personal injury claims. As advocates for victims, the attorneys at Jakubowski, Robertson, Maffei, Goldsmith & Tartaglia, LLP work tirelessly to secure the compensation they deserve, addressing medical expenses, lost wages, and the pain and suffering endured due to someone else’s negligence. Through legal action, we aim to bring a measure of justice and relief to those grappling with the profound aftermath of pedestrian accidents.