Delmar, NY (October 31, 2018) – The victim of an accident between a bicyclist and a motor vehicle that took place on Elsmere Avenue yesterday, October 30, has been identified as 80-year-old Nelson Harrington. The elderly man had been riding his bike when he was struck by a motorist who fled the scene at around 6:30 p.m.
Police stated that Harrington had been attempting to cross Elsmere Avenue when a vehicle that was heading north on that road, struck the man. The accident took place in the vicinity of Fernbank Avenue, according to authorities.
Police were dispatched to the scene along with emergency medical personnel to assist the injured party and evaluate the crash site. Harrington was immediately transported to Albany Medical Center to undergo treatment for multiple internal injuries.
The current condition of the victim has not been stated at this time, and no further details have been made available. Police are still searching for the driver who caused the collision.
First and foremost, we would like to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to Nelson Harrington and his loved ones as we maintain hope for his full recovery. New York bicycle accidents often come with devastating results and it is important to understand that you have rights as the victim of someone else’s negligence. It is equally as important to recognize the immeasurable value of a qualified and knowledgeable New York accident attorney.
At Hach & Rose, we are aware of the damage that many careless drivers inflict. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting victims in their time of need and ensuring they recover the compensation they deserve. If you have been hurt in a New York bicycle accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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