Posted on Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 12:50 am
Ausable, NY (December 16, 2018) – A woman from Plattsburgh was struck in a pedestrian accident and received arm injuries when she was walking on the side of the road.
18-year-old Caitlin LeClair was walking south on the shoulder of Route 9 around 6:59 p.m. when she was suddenly struck by a Dodge Caravan driven by 67-year-old Karen Reines.
The vehicle that Reines was driving struck her from behind. LeClair was taken by ambulance to the hospital and is recovering at this time.
Police are still investigating the accident at this time.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
We would like to, first and foremost, extend our sincerest condolences to the victim of this horrific accident. Pedestrian accidents tend to be some of the most devastatingly injurious accidents that happen on our roads and unexpected expenses tend to arise.
At Hach & Rose, we have made it our personal responsibility to assist those who have been affected by the reckless actions of another party. It is tremendously important to understand that you have many noteworthy rights when it comes to your case. If you have been injured and another party’s recklessness has caused your accident, we want you to know that you are not alone and our experienced New York car accident lawyers will stand by your side to help you. Contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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