Amherst, NY (November 25, 2018) – Saturday evening, November 24, Amherst Police responded to an incident involving a male pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on Niagara Falls Boulevard. The accident was reported to have occurred at the corner of Greenhaven Terrace at a time that was not specified.
According to authorities, the victim has been identified as 45-year-old Mark Buffington. The driver of a 2013 Honda who struck Buffington at the aforementioned corner has only been identified as a 20-year-old male from Cheektowaga.
Paramedics arrived at the scene in order to attend to Buffington who was immediately transported to Erie County Medical Center to undergo treatment. Buffington has been listed in stable condition at this time. Amherst Police along with Town of Tonawanda Police were called to the scene.
No charges have been filed, according to authorities, however, the investigation into the collision is ongoing.
Before anything else, we would like to offer our sincerest sympathies to Mark Buffington as we hope for their full recoveries. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often fatal or seriously injurious due to the extreme vulnerability of victims at the time of impact. It is terribly important to remain focused on physical recuperation, although it is equally as essential to know that you may have rights following your injury.
At Hach & Rose, we wholeheartedly believe that when your pain is caused by the blatant carelessness of another party, victims deserve the best representation possible in order to obtain full compensation for their losses. If you have suffered an injury in a New York pedestrian accident as the result of a reckless motorist, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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