Posted on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 at 11:39 pm
Ramapo, NY (June 4, 2019) – A serious personal injury accident closed down Route 45 for approximately six hours on Tuesday morning, June 4th, after two pedestrians were struck by a hit-and-run driver. The accident was reported to have occurred at approximately 4:30 a.m. near Washington Avenue, according to local police.
Authorities stated that the two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle that proceeded to flee the scene immediately afterward. Emergency medical crews were called to the accident site along with police, where they transported one of the victims to Nyack Hospital. The other injured party was taken to Westchester Medical Center. There has been no word concerning the condition of either victim at this time.
Route 45 was closed in the area and reopened around 10:30 a.m. The incident remains under investigation. Police are asking anyone with any information on the driver involved to please call 845-357-2400.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Our most genuinely sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to both injured parties, first and foremost, as we maintain hope for their full recoveries. New York pedestrian accidents are often injurious or even fatal, as there is little to zero protection in place for the victim at the time of impact. While it can be very difficult, it is important for the victims to know that they may have substantial rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to those who have suffered due to the actions of a negligent or blatantly reckless party. We understand that there is almost nothing as challenging as recovering from a sudden injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a New York pedestrian accident caused by the careless or criminal actions of another party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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