Hanover, NY (February 27, 2019) – According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, an unidentified 52-year-old man was struck and severely injured by a private snow plow on Wednesday, February 27, at 7:42 p.m.
According to Sheriff’s Deputies, the man had been walking along the side of the westbound lane of Route 5, approaching its intersection with Route 20. For reasons that have not yet been determined, the man was then struck by a private snow plow that was in the area at the time.
Police and emergency medical crews were immediately called to the scene of the collision, where they transported the victim to Lakeshore Hospital. While the specifics of the victims’ injuries have not been stated, his condition is currently considered serious.
Deputies reported that the investigation into the events that led to this incident is ongoing at this time. No further details have been provided.
Our most genuinely heartfelt sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the victim of this accident, first and foremost, and we hope that he will receive the medical attention necessary to make a complete recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York commonly result in very serious injuries or death, particularly one that involves a large vehicle such as a snow plow. At this time, it is extremely important to understand that a victim may likely have very significant rights in terms of recovering compensation.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their lives to helping those who have unfairly suffered due to the actions of another party or entity. As members of the community, we realize that there is nearly nothing as overwhelming as a sudden injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have been seriously hurt in a pedestrian accident due to another party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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