Posted on Monday, October 8th, 2018 at 5:54 am
Pine Bush, NY (October 8, 2018) – According to authorities, a man was struck and injured by a hit-and-run driver early Sunday morning, October 7. The accident occurred on Black Hawk Road in the town of Pine Bush at around 3:20 a.m.
Police Chief Dominick Blasko stated that two men had been walking down the side of Black Hawk Road when one of them was struck by a vehicle described as a dark-colored sedan. Emergency crews arrived on the scene to assist the individual who was immediately transported to Orange Regional Medical Center in Wallkill. The victims’ injuries are considered non-life-threatening at this time.
There were no more details released in regards to the description of the vehicle involved or the events that led to the collision. Police are currently investigating the accident and searching for the suspect.
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Our thoughts and prayers are extended to the victim during this unsettling time as we hope for his full recovery from all injuries. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often considered among the most fatal or catastrophic kind, and the sheer negligence of anyone who flees the scene of such a crash is inexcusable.
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