Scotia, NY (November 28, 2018) – Police in Scotia are actively investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that took place Wednesday evening, November 28, according to authorities. The deadly crash was stated to have happened at around 6:40 p.m. in front of the Xtra Mart gas station on Mohawk Avenue.
Dispatchers sent police along with emergency medical crews to the scene of the accident which took place for reasons that are currently unknown. Paramedics who responded to the accident rendered aid to the victim as they immediately transported her to Ellis Hospital. Unfortunately, she was pronounced dead shortly after her arrival.
Mohawk Avenue had to be shut down for a short time in order for police to begin their preliminary investigation. Neither the names of the parties involved nor the cause of the crash have been stated at this time.
Police are currently being assisted with their investigation by the New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit. No further information has been made available.
Our sincerest condolences are wholeheartedly extended to the loved ones of the victim, first and foremost. New York pedestrian accidents are often seriously injurious or fatal due to the susceptibility of the victim at the time of the collision. While it can be difficult, it is terribly important for the bereaved family to realize that they may have the right to file for compensation following the loss of a family member.
At Hach & Rose, our compassionate and devoted New York accident attorneys can assist you along the problematic path toward attaining full reimbursement. We are proud of our passion for holding careless motorists liable for the pain and devastation that they cause with their reckless actions. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, call us at 212-779-0057 and let one of our highly capable attorneys go to work for you today.
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