Posted on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 7:20 pm
Brunswick, NY (October 20, 2018) – In Brunswick, one person was struck and killed in a serious pedestrian accident on Hoosick Road. The accident happened last night, October 19, around 8 p.m.
Police responded to the accident scene in front of the Center Brunswick Firehouse. Police tried to perform CPR on the victim but he died at the scene. He has since been identified as 86-year-old Petra Gabriel.
A few neighbors in the area came to see what was going on. One witness said that a variety of accidents like these take place all the time in that same area. New York State Police continue to investigate the accident at this time.
New York Pedestrian Accident
If you have lost somebody close to you in a serious New York pedestrian accident, we wish to extend our sincerest condolences to you at this time as you navigate the legal system and work toward results you deserve.
Many people lose their lives in New York pedestrian accidents every day, some of which happen due to drivers who are acting negligently on our roadways. Drivers owe a legal duty of care to these vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they must do whatever it takes to keep them from harm in serious accidents. This means watching out for pedestrians all hours of the day and on any type of roads.
If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim to help you pay for a variety of damages such as medical bills they might have incurred, lost wages, funeral costs, and more. At Hach & Rose, we don’t want you to ever feel as if you are alone in these trying and difficult times. Contact us as soon as possible for results you can rely on at 212-779-0057.
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.