Posted on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at 12:35 am
Venice, NY (May 24, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured in an accident that took place on Moravia-Venice Town Line Road Friday morning, May 24th. Police stated that the accident happened at 10:14 a.m. just shortly before Cayuga County dispatchers received the call.
According to authorities, a vehicle hit the pedestrian and then proceeded to roll over into a utility pole, subsequently taking down wires. Dispatchers promptly sent emergency medical responders to the scene where the pedestrian was airlifted via Mercy Flight to a nearby hospital. The victim has been listed in critical condition and required surgery but no further information has been released.
New York State Police are currently in charge of the ongoing investigation into this incident. At this time, it is believed that no other injuries were reported and no tickets have been issued.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Before moving on, our most heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim as they make an attempt to recover from this accident. Pedestrian accidents in New York are commonly fatal or critically injurious, particularly those which take place at a high rate of speed. While it can be undoubtedly challenging, it is important for victims 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 nearly nothing as difficult as handling the unexpected injuries caused by a sudden accident, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have suffered a serious injury in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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