Posted on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at 10:19 pm
Rochester, NY (May 25, 2019) – This morning, police responded to the scene of a serious hit-and-run accident that led to the hospitalization of one person.
Rochester Police confirmed that the accident took place on Central Avenue and that the driver of a vehicle struck the pedestrian, then fleeing the scene. The accident took place around 2:00 a.m.
Officers have confirmed, through victim and witness statements, that the driver was in a white Mercedes at the time of the accident. The victim, identified as a 54-year-old, was taken to the Strong Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
Now, police are searching for the suspect who caused this accident and asking for witnesses to come forward. Their investigation continues at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Before moving forward, our most heartfelt sympathies are warmly extended to the pedestrian injured in this accident, with the hopes that she will gain a full recovery. New York pedestrian accidents take place on our roads every day and tend to cause some of the most severe harm due to the fact that pedestrians have few protections from injury. It can be difficult to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, which is why it is absolutely essential to have an experienced attorney on your side.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose have fully devoted their lives to helping the victims of severe accidents. We understand that this is a chaotic time in your life, especially if the medical bills continue to pile up and you have not been able to return to work. You need somebody on your side who will protect your rights and help you move forward if matters make it to settlement or court. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at 212-779-0057.
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