Amherst, NY (November 19, 2018) – On Sunday afternoon, November 18, police reported that a pedestrian had been fatally struck by a motor vehicle while attempting to walk across Maple Road in Amherst. The tragic accident was stated to have occurred at around 4:30 p.m.
68-year-old Susan Lowes, of Amherst, was identified by police as the victim of the accident which happened at the precise location of 2351 Maple Road. The deadly incident took place as Lowes was struck by a vehicle being operated by a 62-year-old woman from Williamsville while attempting to cross the road.
Amherst Police were immediately dispatched to the scene along with local emergency medical personnel to assess the accident. Lowes was quickly transported to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital where she sadly succumbed to her injuries a short time later. There has been no further information released in regards to this incident.
Police are actively involved in an ongoing investigation.
Accidents such as this one occur all-too-often in our communities, and we absolutely extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Susan Lowes. We understand that pedestrian accidents in New York commonly result in serious injury or death due to the vulnerability of the victim. While we recognize the extreme difficulties associated with the sudden loss of a loved one, it is also very important to realize that you may have significant rights following such a devastating occurrence.
At Hach and Rose, our sympathetic New York accident attorneys are completely devoted to helping victims in their time of need. We understand that the time following the loss of a loved one can be terribly stressful, and we are here for you 24/7 to help answer any questions you may have in regards to your sudden loss. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident due to a negligent motorist, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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