Posted on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at 7:30 am
Norfolk, NY (October 2, 2018) – The driver of a vehicle that struck a motorcyclist and then fled the scene has been arrested. Timothy A. Bethel, of Raymondville, hit a motorcyclist from behind, injuring both parties on September 17.
The accident took place at around 4:00 p.m. on Marsh Road. Investigators found certain car parts at the scene, including the Buick emblem from the suspects’ vehicle. The car was located a day later, not far from the crash site.
The victims who suffered rather minor injuries were released from Canton-Potsdam Hospital. According to police, Bethel did not have permission from the owner of the vehicle that he crashed into the motorcyclist. Bethel has now been charged with multiple felonies.
New York Hit-and-Run Accidents
Even though the victims of this accident appear to be safe at this time, we would still like to wish them all the best in the future. Many times, a New York car accident can leave terrible injuries in its wake that are not necessarily discovered until long after the initial crash.
It can be difficult to prepare for such delayed injuries, but an experienced New York accident attorney can help guide you through the process that you may have thought you missed. At Hach & Rose, we are entirely devoted to helping the members of our community by assisting victims in any way we can. We are proud of our passion for holding negligent drivers accountable. If you have been injured in a New York accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
Note: Secondary sources were used to create this piece and, because of this, the information included has not been independently verified. If you notice a factual issue with our posting, please bring it to our attention and we will correct or remove it as soon as possible.
Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.