Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 4:46 am
Schenectady, NY (January 15, 2019) – A serious pedestrian accident that was reported to have resulted in the injury of a student took place on an access road behind Schenectady High School, located at 1445 The Plaza. The collision occurred at around 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, January 15, according to police.
The specific events that led to the incident are unclear at this time, however, authorities confirmed that the victim is a student at the high school. The unidentified student was stated to have been hit by a vehicle that was possibly being operated by another student during the lunchtime hour.
Police, as well as paramedics, were sent to the scene of the incident in order to evaluate the collision and assist the victim. The injured student was immediately transported to a local hospital and has been listed in serious condition at this time.
The Schenectady Police Department Traffic Division is currently in charge of the investigation into this incident.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
We wholeheartedly extend our sincerest sympathies to the victim of this incident, first and foremost. Unfortunately, New York pedestrian accidents are often catastrophically injurious or fatal, particularly those involving a child, as there is zero protection between the vehicle and the child or teenager at the time of impact.
We understand that it can be terribly difficult for the victim, or loved ones of the victim, to focus on anything other than physical and emotional recovery at this time. However, it is imperative to realize that you may likely have very significant rights concerning compensation. At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 as we have made it our duty to hold reckless drivers responsible for the pain that they inflict. 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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