Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2018 at 4:12 am
Hudson, NY (December 20, 2018) – Late Wednesday morning, December 19, police were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident that left the victim with serious injuries. The injurious collision took place at the intersection of 5th Street and Warren Street in Hudson, according to authorities.
Police Stated that Robert Mickle, 87, of Hudson, had been traveling in a Chevrolet TRX Suburban when he approached the intersection and struck a 66-year-old unidentified woman. The impact of the accident caused arm and leg fractures, as well as a head injury, according to police.
Emergency medical crews were called to the scene where they transported the injured woman to Albany medical Center for treatment. Authorities have stated that her injuries are serious but don’t appear to be life-threatening at this time.
No traffic tickets have been issued and police are actively conducting a thorough investigation into the incident. No further information has been released.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the injured pedestrian, first and foremost, as we warmly wish for her fast and healthy recovery. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents in New York often prove to be seriously injurious or fatal because of the sheer lack of protection between a person and a vehicle.
While it may be very difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may likely have rights after an injury, especially when their wounds have been caused by a negligent party. At Hach & Rose, we understand that the moments following an unforeseen injury can be extremely stressful, and we firmly believe that your mind must remain on your physical recovery at this time.
We also understand that as the innocent victim of someone else’s reckless behavior, you deserve the most compensation possible. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.