Posted on Friday, December 28th, 2018 at 5:00 am
Buffalo, NY (December 27, 2018) – On Thursday morning, December 27, a pedestrian was reported to have been struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Colvin Boulevard and Kenmore Avenue in Buffalo. Police stated that the accident took place at around 9:40 a.m.
According to authorities, the pedestrian, who has only been identified as a male in his 70’s, was hit by a vehicle while walking in the vicinity of the aforementioned intersection for reasons that have not been determined. Emergency medical personnel along with police were immediately called to the accident site in order to evaluate the events of the collision and provide the victim with assistance.
The injured man was promptly transported to Erie County Medical Center to be treated for his injuries. The extent of the victims’ wounds has not been verified at this time. The driver remained at the scene and fully cooperated with authorities. No charges have been filed.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the injured pedestrian, first and foremost, as we warmly wish for his fast and healthy recovery. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents in New York often prove to be seriously injurious or deadly because of the sheer lack of protection between a person and a motor 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.