Posted on Friday, April 19th, 2019 at 12:09 am
Rochester, NY (April 18, 2019) – A 15-year-old girl was sadly rushed to the hospital after being struck and injured by a motor vehicle on Wednesday night, April 17th, according to police. The incident was reported to have occurred at the intersection of Avenue D and North Street around 9:00 p.m.
The Rochester Police Department reported that officers had been summoned to the aforementioned location due to a call concerning a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. After arriving at the scene, police learned that the driver of a Honda CRV had been traveling south along North Street when they entered the intersection. The teenage girl was walking or running across the street at the same time and was subsequently hit by the vehicle.
Emergency medical crews immediately transported the victim to URMC to be treated for a head injury. At this time, the girl’s injuries appear to be non-life-threatening and the driver of the Honda is not expected to face any charges in relation to this incident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Our heartfelt sympathies are currently extended to the victim, first and foremost, as we maintain hope for her full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are frequently injurious or fatal, as there is generally zero protection between the vehicle and the victim at the time of impact. While it is difficult, it is imperative for the victim to understand that they may have very significant rights concerning compensation for their injuries at this time.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have committed their lives to those who have suffered due to the actions of another party. We realize that there is nearly nothing as difficult as recovering from a sudden injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a pedestrian accident due to another party, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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