Posted on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 10:52 am
Perinton, NY (June 8, 2019) – On Thursday morning, June 6th, a man was struck by a tractor-trailer in a pedestrian accident that took place on Watson Road. The man has been seriously injured.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department investigated the accident, where they found that the 59-year-old man had been walking on the shoulder of the roadway around 10:40 a.m. A tractor-trailer had been headed north and struck the man.
The man was taken to the Strong Memorial Hospital with a variety of serious injuries. The driver of the tractor-trailer was identified as 36-year-old Joshua Davis, who stopped and cooperated with police. They have since charged him with unsafe lane change.
Watson Road was closed down for the investigation. It continues at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Before moving forward, our most genuine and heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim of this accident with the hopes that he will receive a full recovery from his injuries. New York pedestrian accidents are some of the most critically injurious and fatal accidents that take place on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. It can be difficult to face the aftermath of one of these accidents but not impossible. You might need the experienced help of an accident attorney on your side.
At Hach & Rose, our accident attorneys have fully devoted their lives to helping victims of accidents receive the compensation they deserve for a wide variety of aspects. We are here 24/7 for our clients so that we can invest our time in helping them gather evidence for their claims as well as working through the details of settlement and trial. Please reach out to us at 212-779-0057 for more information on how we can assist you.
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