Rochester, NY (March 15, 2019) – Early on Friday morning, March 15, police were called to the scene of a crash involving a pedestrian and a hit-and-run driver. According to authorities, 33-year-old Brittany Sibley struck a male pedestrian while driving in the area of Meigs Street and Caroline Street in the city of Rochester before fleeing the scene.
Dispatchers reported that the accident happened at around 12:30 a.m. as they promptly sent police and paramedics to the aforementioned location. Paramedics immediately transported the injured man to a nearby hospital where he was treated for injuries that were considered non-life-threatening. He has since been released.
A short time after the collision, police located Sibley for leaving the scene of a personal injury and property damage accident, as well as harassment. The events that led to this incident are likely to be under investigation at this time. No further information has been released.
Our most genuinely heartfelt sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the victim, first and foremost, as we maintain our hopes for his full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often injurious or fatal as there is no protection between the vehicle and the victim. Moving forward, it is absolutely imperative for the victim to understand that they may likely have very significant rights to follow.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to helping those who have suffered due to the actions of reckless and blatantly criminal drivers. We realize that there is nearly nothing as difficult as dealing with the aftermath of a sudden injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident due to another party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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