Venice, NY: Authorities Release Identities in Fatal Pedestrian Crash
Posted on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 at 11:57 pm
Venice, NY (May 30, 2019) – An investigation into the serious pedestrian accident that took place Friday, May 24th, has now yielded the identities of those involved, as well as further information. The accident took place on Moravia Venice Town Line Road when an elderly man was struck by a vehicle around 10:15 a.m.
According to New York State Police, a vehicle being driven by Felicia J. Thompson, of Moravia, was traveling northbound along the aforementioned road when she struck the victim. 87-year-old Charles J. Baildon was reported to have been standing near his mailbox at the time of the collision.
Baildon was airlifted to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, where he was listed in critical condition. Tragically, Baildon succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, May 26th. Police are currently continuing their investigation into this incident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Before moving on, our most heartfelt condolences are offered to the loved ones of Charles J. Baildon as they attempt to cope with this tragic incident. Pedestrian accidents in New York are commonly fatal, particularly those which take place at a high rate of speed or involve an elderly victim. While it can be undoubtedly challenging, it is important for the bereaved family to know that they may have very serious 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 can often be nothing as overwhelming as the unexpected loss of a family member, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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