Posted on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at 9:18 pm
Hilton, NY (May 25, 2019) – This morning, around 11:00 a.m., an elderly pedestrian was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident that took place on Main Street.
Monroe Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident where they found that the pedestrian, identified as an 83-year-old man, was struck by a Silverado pickup truck that had been making a turn onto Main Street. Police also reported that there were heavy rain showers at the time of the accident.
The truck driver pulled over and immediately called 911. Deputies say that the driver then got out of his truck and assisted the pedestrian until first responders arrived at the scene.
Medical personnel treated the man who was struck. The pedestrian was transported to the Strong Memorial Hospital and, while there, he succumbed to his injuries. The truck driver did not sustain injuries.
The truck driver continues to cooperate with the police. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to extend our genuine condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken prematurely in this serious accident. Pedestrian accidents that take place across New York tend to be quite serious and fatal in some cases due to the nature of the accident and the fact that pedestrians have few protections. If you have questions as you move forward, our wrongful death attorneys are here to assist you.
At Hach & Rose, we are fully devoted to assisting you during one of the most challenging times in your life. If another party has acted in a negligent manner and caused the death of your loved one, you have rights to compensation under the law. This might be one of the most devastating and traumatic things that you and your family have ever experienced but you are not alone. Please contact us at 212-779-0057 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
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