Posted on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 at 12:46 am
Goshen, NY (October 23, 2018) – The NYPD was called to the scene of a hit-and-run accident on October 17 around 11 a.m. The accident took place at an intersection and led to injuries. As a result, a bicyclist was struck by a pickup truck in the area of Craigville Road and Hasbrouck Road. The pickup truck driver then fled the scene.
The victim was identified as 51-year-old Brendan Dwyer. He suffered multiple fractures to his body and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. State Police spent time searching for the driver responsible.
Luckily, police were able to find the responsible driver, who was identified as 84-year-old Louis Riso. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, a felony, and is expected to return to court.
New York Hit-and-Run Accident
We would like to first extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the party who was injured in this serious accident. We understand how devastating these accidents can be, especially when you are a vulnerable party on the roadways.
At Hach & Rose, we understand just how vital it is to file for compensation after you have been injured in a serious accident. We want to help you hold a driver liable when they have engaged in an outright negligent action such as a hit-and-run. These accidents are a crime and you have a right to compensate for your injuries, future medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Our committed attorneys want to work with you when you have questions and when you want to take the steps to prepare yourself for an injury claim under New York law. Call us today for more information on how we can assist you at 212-779-0057.
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