Hamburg, NY (November 23, 2018) – According to police in the village of Hamburg, a small, 5-year-old child was tragically struck and killed by on vehicle on the afternoon of Thanksgiving, November 22, on Woodview Avenue. The unfortunate accident was reported to have occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m.
According to authorities, the child was reported to have been hit by a car, although exactly where the child was or why they were struck has yet to be verified. Police and emergency medical crews were quickly at the scene to render aid to the victim, however, the child sadly passed away from the injuries suffered during the accident.
It has not been stated as to whether or not the victim died at the scene or at a later time in a hospital. More information is likely to be made available as soon as the details are known.
Police are actively conducting a full investigation into this incident.
There is absolutely nothing more devastating than the unexpected loss of a child, and our hearts certainly hurt for the family members and other loved ones of the victim. We would like to extend our deepest sympathies and our warmest thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of the victim, first and foremost.
New York pedestrian accidents are often fatal since those who are struck are typically in an unprotected area at the time, and especially when the victim is so young. While maintaining focus on your mental health and well-being during this tragic time is of an utmost importance, it is also worthy to know that you may have very significant rights following such a detrimental loss.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 as we are devoted to holding negligent drivers liable for their disastrous actions. We are inflexible about guarding the rights of anyone who has suffered such a horrible loss because of another party’s careless behavior. If you have lost a loved one due to the actions of an inattentive driver, call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience and compassion to work for you today.
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