Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 4:52 am
Delmar, NY (October 30, 2018) – A bicyclist has been hospitalized following a hit-and-run collision that took place Tuesday evening, October 30, on Elsmere Avenue in Delmar. Police stated that the incident occurred when a car struck the bicycle rider at around 6:30 p.m.
According to authorities, the bicyclist was crossing Elsmere Avenue in the vicinity of Fernbank Avenue when a motorist who was heading northbound on the roadway hit the rider. The driver of the vehicle involved did not stop to offer assistance or cooperate with police but fled the scene instead.
Police and paramedics were called to the scene to assist the victim who was immediately transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital for treatment. The current condition of the injured victim is not known at this time.
Elsmere Avenue was shut down in the area for an undisclosed period of time as police analyzed the evidence left at the scene. No further details have been provided in regards to the events that led to this incident or the parties involved.
Bethlehem Police are currently in charge of the investigation.
New York Bicycle Accidents
First and foremost, we would like to extend our warmest thoughts and prayers to the victim of this accident as we hope for their full recovery. New York bicycle accidents repeatedly come with overwhelming results, and it is enormously important to know that you may have rights concerning your recovery as well as compensation for your injuries.
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