Gloversville, NY (November 1, 2018) – Police stated that a woman who struck an officer on Wednesday night, October 31, was driving under the influence of alcohol at the time. The accident was reported to have happened a little before 7:00 p.m.
According to authorities, 63-year-old Bobbi Trudel was driving when she struck a Gloversville police officer on a bicycle in the area of Church Street and North Arlington Avenue. Police stated that children were trick or treating nearby when Trudel crashed into the officer.
Emergency medical crews along with police arrived on the scene and quickly transported the injured officer to Nathan Littauer Hospital. The victim was reported to have been treated at the hospital and released with relatively minor injuries.
Trudel was placed under arrest at the scene for driving while intoxicated along with other charges. No further information has been provided at this time.
First and foremost, we wish to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the officer who was hurt in this collision. New York bicycle accidents often come with very devastating results and it is imperative to understand that you have rights as the victim of someone else’s carelessness. It is equally as important to recognize the immense value of a qualified New York accident attorney.
At Hach & Rose, we are aware of the tremendous damage that many negligent drivers inflict. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys are committed to helping victims in their time of need and ensuring they recover the compensation that they deserve. If you have been hurt in a New York bicycle accident, call 212-779-0057 and let us put our knowledge and commitment to work for you today.
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