Posted on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 at 6:04 pm
Plattsburgh, NY (April 20, 2019) – State Police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident that caused injuries to a woman at Consumer Square.
At the time, 74-year-old Jacqueline Luppa was turning east into a Walmart parking lot when she failed to yield to a pedestrian, identified as 71-year-old Diane Brooks. Brooks was attempting to cross the crosswalk headed northbound at the time.
Luppa struck Brooks on the left side, which caused her to fall to the ground and hit her head off of the ground.
Luppa said that she observed several pedestrians crossing the street but did not see Brooks. Brooks was taken to the hospital for pains to her torso. The injuries were not life-threatening and she is expected to be okay.
Luppa received a ticket for failing to yield the right-of-way.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Our genuine sympathies are fully extended to the pedestrian who was injured in this accident. We hope that she receives a full recovery from her injuries. Pedestrian accidents in New York are some of the most serious and injurious accidents that take place on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians are very vulnerable parties where harm can happen in the blink of an eye. This is why motor vehicle drivers are urged to watch out for the well-being of these parties.
At Hach & Rose, our accident attorneys have fully dedicated their lives to helping those who have fallen victim to these accidents. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, the likelihood that you have received serious and even permanent injuries is high, which is why you will need the compassionate help of an attorney who has handled claims like these in the past. Please contact us to find out how our dependable attorneys can assist you at 212-779-0057.
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