Colonie, NY (November 14, 2018) – Wednesday night, November 14, a man was reported to have been struck by a Colonie police car while crossing a road in Colonie. Police stated that the accident which left the victim with multiple injuries took place at an unspecified time.
According to local authorities, the victim had been attempting to walk across Loudon Road in the vicinity of Fiddler’s Lane when the police car struck the man. The man who had just stepped off a CDTA bus was knocked to the ground by the impact of the collision.
The officer immediately stopped, called in the crash, and provided medical attention while waiting for paramedics to arrive on the scene. Emergency medical personnel transported the victim to Albany Med with several injuries. The victim is currently in an unknown condition.
Loudon Road was closed down for around an hour but no further information has been provided at this time. Police are actively investigating the events that led to this incident.
Our absolutely sincerest sympathies are extended to the victim of this accident, first and foremost. New York pedestrian accidents are well-known to result in terribly serious injuries, and while it may be difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have the right to seek compensation for their losses.
A sensible New York accident attorney can assist you considerably along the often complex path toward attaining financial reimbursement. At Hach & Rose, we are proud of our passion for holding negligent drivers responsible for the pain that they inflict. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let one of our experienced attorneys go to work for you today.
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