Rochester, NY (November 10, 2018) – In Rochester, a pedestrian accident took place in Monroe County that sent one person to the hospital last night, November 9 around 10:30 p.m.
Police responded to the scene to find that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the area of Park Avenue and Alexander Street. Rochester Police say that the driver of the vehicle was a 28-year-old Rochester woman.
The pedestrian was identified as a 26-year-old, who was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Officers are still investigating but they do not believe that the accident took place due to alcohol or speed. The driver is not expected to receive charges.
We wish to take a moment to extend our sincere condolences to the pedestrian who received injuries in this serious accident. We understand just how difficult it can be to face one of these serious accidents and hope that they will be able to recover successfully.
Every year, thousands upon thousands of pedestrians are injured in serious pedestrian accidents across New York. In the first five months in 2016, it was reported that well over 6,000 pedestrians were injured in these serious accidents and many will also lose their lives every year, though much is in progress to change the course of these numbers and reduce the likelihood of pedestrian accidents in the future.
At Hach & Rose, we want to make it our personal mission to help you and your family if you have received serious and life-altering injuries in the midst of a pedestrian accident. We want to stand by the sides of New York residents to ensure that they receive the help they deserve during a difficult time after a party has acted negligently and caused an accident. Do not hesitate to call us today to find out what we can do for you at 212-779-0057.
Note: Secondary sources were used to create this piece and, because of this, the information included has not been independently verified. If you notice a factual issue with our posting, please bring it to our attention and we will correct or remove it as soon as possible.
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.
Hach & Rose, LLP, 112 Madison Ave,
10th Floor, New York, NY 10016