Binghamton, NY (January 25, 2019) – A pedestrian is currently recovering from injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle on Thursday morning, January 24. The accident was reported to have happened at around 11:00 a.m. on Jarvis Street near the Mirabito gas station at 215 Clinton Street in Binghamton.
According to authorities, the collision took place for reasons that have not been confirmed but prompted responses from both law enforcement and emergency medical crews. While there has been no word as to the cause of the accident or the events that led to the victim being struck, paramedics confirmed that they had transported to the injured party to a local hospital.
Emergency responders verified that the extent of the victims’ injuries has been listed as minor at this time. Authorities stated that the driver of the vehicle involved will likely be facing charges for their role in the crash but no further details have been provided.
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
We would first like to extend our deepest sympathies to the victim of this incident as we warmly wish for their full recovery. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents in New York commonly prove to be terribly injurious or fatal due to the sheer lack of protection between a person and a vehicle at the time of impact. While it may be extremely challenging, it is essential for victims to know that they may likely have rights following an injury, especially when their wounds have been caused by the actions of a negligent party or other entity.
At Hach & Rose, we know that the moments following an unexpected injury can be very stressful, and we adamantly believe that your mind must remain on your physical and emotional recovery, first and foremost. Of course, we also understand that as the innocent victim of someone else’s careless behavior, you deserve the most financial compensation possible. If you have 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.