Cobleskill, NY (November 10, 2018) – Police say that one man lost his life after being involved in a serious accident with a police cruiser that was pursuing a speeding car.
At the time of the accident, two police officers in different vehicles noticed a vehicle that was speeding around 10 p.m. last night, November 9. The chase pursued on slick and rainy roads.
All of a sudden, a man walked into the path of a patrol car that was in front at the time. He was instantly struck by the vehicles. Both police cars pulled to a stop and started to try and save the life of the unresponsive man.
The pedestrian has been identified as 26-year-old Gerard Roldan III, who was taken to the hospital but didn’t survive. At this time, police continue to investigate this accident.
We would like to take this moment to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Gerard Roldan III, who tragically lost his life in an accident that could have been prevented on our roads. We were extremely saddened to hear about this accident and hope that the family and friends will find comfort during this difficult time in their lives.
In 2013, 5.4% of accidents taking place in New York were pedestrian-related accidents. Altogether, 16,903 pedestrians were struck in a serious car accident. Many of these accidents caused serious injuries.
If you have lost a loved one in a serious accident, we know that you might be experiencing a very difficult time in your life when it comes to the emotions you are feeling or the finances you need to handle on your own. You and your family might be struggling to come to terms with what happened to your loved one. At Hach & Rose, we have made it our responsibility to help those in need when they have lost somebody close to them in an accident. These accidents are life-changing and we want to be there for you. Call us today at 212-779-0057 to find out what we can do for you.
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