Posted on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 10:31 pm
Suffern, NY (May 8, 2019) – On Tuesday evening, May 7th, police responded to a pedestrian accident that was reported to have happened in front of the Salvation Army on Lafayette Avenue. The accident took place around 7:00 p.m. and occurred for reasons that have not been determined at this time.
Police stated that an unidentified person was hit by a vehicle along the aforementioned road, resulting in the presence of emergency medical crews at the scene. The injured pedestrian was confirmed to have suffered injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital. The extent of the injuries, however, has not been verified.
Lafayette Avenue was closed down for an unspecified duration of time as police began their investigation, which is currently ongoing. No further information has been provided.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Before moving on, our sympathies are presently extended to the victim of this accident as they recover from their injuries. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often fatal or seriously injurious, as there is often very little to no protection in place for the victim at the time of impact. While it can be terribly challenging, it is essential for the victim to understand that they may have very substantial rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to those who have unjustly suffered due to the actions of another party. We realize that there is almost nothing as difficult as recovering from an unexpected injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you have been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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