Posted on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 12:14 am
Binghamton, NY (April 29, 2019) – Early Monday evening, April 29th, police and paramedics were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident that left an 11-year-old child injured. The incident was reported to have taken place at approximately 5:45 p.m. in the vicinity of 1 Charlotte Street for reasons that have not been confirmed.
According to police who arrived at the accident site, an unspecified vehicle struck a child who was verified as 11 years of age. Responding officers were immediately assisted at the scene by emergency medical professionals with Superior Ambulance. Police stated that the child suffered at least minor injuries as they were taken to the hospital.
At this time, the exact condition of the victim has not been stated and there have been no reports made on whether or not the driver involved will be facing any charges. Authorities are likely investigating this incident, as no further information has been made available.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Our most genuinely sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the victim and their family, first and foremost, as we maintain hope for the child’s full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often injurious or fatal, particularly those which involve children, as there is zero protection between a vehicle and a pedestrian. At this time, it is important for the family members of the victim to know that they may have serious rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to those who have suffered due to the actions of a negligent party. We understand that there is nearly nothing as overwhelming as the sudden injury of a child, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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