Posted on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 4:35 am
Binghamton, NY (November 19, 2018) – A hit-and-run accident that was reported to have sent one injured victim to a hospital in Binghamton is currently being investigated by police. The injurious pedestrian accident was reported to have taken place in the early morning hours on Monday, November 19, at around 2:50 a.m.
According to authorities, a man who was delivering newspapers along Saddlemire Road at Noyes Road was reported to have been struck by a vehicle. The driver of that vehicle fled the scene immediately after the accident and did not stick around to offer assistance to the victim or cooperate with authorities.
Emergency medical professionals who arrived on the scene immediately transported the injured man to a local hospital for treatment. Troopers stated that the victims’ injuries seem to be non-life-threatening at this time.
The victim told officials that he did not remember the events of the collision but that the vehicle involved may likely have damage to the front driver’s side. No further details have been made available.
Authorities are asking that anyone who may have any information to please contact the New York State Police at (607) 775-1241.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
We considerately extend our most heartfelt sympathies to the victim of this accident, as we are hopeful for their full recovery. New York pedestrian accidents often occur for many reasons, however, the deliberate negligence exhibited by hit-and-run drivers is unforgivable, especially when the at-fault driver has caused significant harm to another person.
It is entirely important to understand that you may have serious rights as the victim of someone else’s reckless behavior. At Hach & Rose, our compassionate New York accident attorneys are committed to serving those who have been hurt by the careless actions of another party. If you have been injured in a New York pedestrian accident, call 212-779-0057 and let us put our extensive knowledge to work for you today.
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