Rochester, NY (November 11, 2018) – A Monroe County pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and sent to the Strong Memorial Hospital on Friday night, November 9. The accident took place around 10:30 that night.
Police quickly responded to the area of Park Avenue and Alexander Street, where they found that a 26-year-old woman had been struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was identified as a 28-year-old woman from Rochester.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital in critical condition. At this time, police do not believe that alcohol played a role in the accident and they have not released any names.
Police continue to investigate the accident.
We would like to take this time to extend our sincere condolences to the party who was injured in this accident and reach out to say that we hope that they experience an easy recovery and will find comfort during this extremely difficult time. We are always extremely saddened to hear about pedestrian accidents.
In 2013 across the entire state of New York, 16,903 pedestrians were struck or swiped in serious accidents. Only 2% of these victims were able to walk away from these accidents unharmed in some way, which means that a large percentage of pedestrians receive minor to major injuries in these crashes. Many will even pass away due to the injuries they sustain.
Our dedicated New York attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to helping the victims of careless drivers. We want you to know that we are here for you 24/7. As members of the community, we are devoted to helping you recover the compensation you deserve after you have been injured in one of these life-threatening accidents. Do not hesitate to call us today to find out how we can help you move forward at 212-779-0057.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.
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