Posted on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 4:48 am
Newburgh, NY (November 28, 2018) – According to police in the city of Newburgh, a fatal hit-and-run accident was reported to have occurred on Wednesday morning, November 28. The deadly pedestrian accident took place on Robinson Avenue at an unspecified time, however, investigators were stated to have been at the scene as of 10:30 a.m.
The tragic incident happened on the aforementioned avenue, in the vicinity of Newburgh Free Academy’s north campus. Police and paramedics responded to the location, which is a little south of the intersection with Marne Avenue, to assist the victim and assess the scene of the collision.
Unfortunately, the unidentified victim was pronounced dead due to the extent of their injuries, however, there was no mention of whether or not they passed away at the scene or at a nearby hospital. In any event, the driver of the vehicle that struck the victim was reported to have fled the area immediately after the accident.
No further details have been provided as police are actively investigating the events that led to this incident.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
We considerately wish to extend our most heartfelt sympathies to the loved ones of the victim, first and foremost. New York pedestrian accidents typically take place for various reasons, however, the deliberate recklessness exhibited by hit-and-run drivers is entirely unforgivable, especially when the at-fault driver causes considerable harm to another person.
At this time, it is important to know that you may have significant rights as the bereaved family of a victim, particularly when the loss of your loved one is due to someone else’s reckless behavior. At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys are devoted to serving those who have been affected by the careless actions of another person. If you have lost a family member in a New York pedestrian accident, call us at 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience and knowledge to work for you today.
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