Irondequoit, NY (November 10, 2018) – In Irondequoit, police were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident that was deemed a hit-and-run, which took the life of a woman. The accident took place this morning, November 10.
Police responded to the area of Bay View Road and found that the woman had died at the scene of the accident. She had been crossing Bay View Road to retrieve her mail when she was struck by a vehicle.
The driver fled the scene and did not stop to render aid. The pedestrian has since been identified as 87-year-old Joan Dierna.
At this time, police are looking for more information on the driver who struck her and continue to investigate.
We wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Joan Dierna, who lost her life in a serious and preventable pedestrian accident at the hands of a negligent party. We hope that you are able to find comfort and peace in your time of need.
Every week, hundreds of pedestrians are involved in accidents across New York, some of which end in minor injuries and some of which end in serious injuries and fatalities. If you have lost somebody close to you in a New York pedestrian accident, all hope is not lost.
You might be feeling helpless during this difficult time for you and your family if a loved one has lost their life in a pedestrian accident. However, you have many rights and protections that will keep you from harm at this time. At Hach & Rose, we are devoted to handling every step of your pedestrian accident case and will stand by your side when the times get tough. Call us today for more information at 212-779-0057 for more information.
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