Beekmantown, NY (November 18, 2018) – In Beekmantown, a Plattsburgh man suffered a serious arm injury when he was slightly struck by a vehicle in a bicycle accident. The accident took place around 2:08 p.m. on Route 9.
At the time, police reported that 40-year-old Keefe Casler had been riding his bicycle when he was struck by a 71-year-old named Sandra Barcomb. The vehicle had passed the bicyclist in the same direction and struck him in the side-view mirror.
Casler was immediately transported to the hospital by ambulance for treatment. Barcomb, on the other hand, was ticketed for failure to maintain their lane.
Police continue to investigate the accident at this time.
We would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the man who was injured in this serious bicycle accident. If you have been tragically injured and you are unsure of how to move forward, we want you to know that you have significant rights under New York accident law.
At Hach & Rose, we know how damaging these types of accidents can be for you. Being involved in a bicycle accident is a life-changing experience that can follow you for quite some time, as catastrophic injuries tend to result from these cases. This is due to the fact that bicyclists are especially vulnerable on our roads. We have a personal responsibility to stand up for your rights after you have been injured and offer our support when you need it the most. Contact us today at 212-779-0057 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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