Posted on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 12:30 am
Bath, NY (May 3, 2019) – At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon, May 3rd, state police were summoned to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident with a motor vehicle. The incident was reported to have taken place on State Route 415, although the exact location along the roadway has not been specified.
According to police, the unidentified pedestrian was attempting to walk across Route 415 when a vehicle that was traveling westbound struck the victim. Emergency medical personnel was immediately dispatched to the location of the collision, where they transported the severely injured party to Ira Davenport Hospital. The victim was sadly pronounced dead a short time later. The driver of the vehicle was also taken to the hospital and interviewed by police.
At this time, alcohol is believed to have possibly been a factor in the cause of the accident, although further details are yet to be established. No further information has been reported.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt condolences are extended to the family members of the victim as they make an attempt to cope with this devastating incident. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often fatal, particularly those which involve seriously reckless and blatantly negligent drivers. While it can be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for the bereaved family to know that they may have very substantial rights at this time.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their lives to those who have unjustly suffered due to the actions of another party. We understand that there is absolutely nothing as tragic as the unexpected loss of a family member, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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