Posted on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 9:28 pm
Randolph, NY (May 11, 2019) – On May 10th, troopers responded to the scene of an accident on Main Street in where an intoxicated driver drove into Pete’s Place.
An investigation revealed that 37-year-old Debra Ralph, of Nova Scotia, was driving intoxicated at the time of the crash. She drove into the side of the building and caused injuries to one of the patrons.
According to police, Ralph was immediately arrested for failing sobriety tests by police. One other person, 32-year-old Geoffrey Blew, caused a scene at the accident scene and was also arrested.
Ralph is scheduled to appear in court next month. The pedestrian who was injured is expected to make a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
We understand how difficult it can be to deal with the aftermath of a pedestrian accident in New York, which is why we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to you during this time. Pedestrian accidents take place for many reasons, including drunk driving, which is considered a serious crime under the law and can make a driver fully liable in the midst of your case. Pedestrians have few protections from harm, which means that you might have received serious and life-changing injuries in your case.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have helped many pedestrians during one of the most difficult times in their lives. If you believe that the outright recklessness of a driver has led to an accident, you have a right to compensation from this party and will be able to become successful in a claim. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us for the help you deserve at 212-779-0057.
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