Posted on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 at 11:43 pm
Copiague, NY (June 12, 2019) – Police are currently searching for the driver of a vehicle who authorities say struck a teenager on a bicycle and then fled the scene. The incident was reported to have occurred around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11th.
According to police, a 15-year-old girl had been riding a bicycle when she was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Dixon Avenue and Bethpage Road. The driver did not remain at the site of the collision but left the scene instead.
Police and medical crews were dispatched to the scene where they transported the victim to a nearby hospital for treatment of at least minor injuries. She has since been released.
At this time, no further information has been made available, as police continue to look for the hit-and-run driver as part of the investigation into this incident.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the victim of this accident. New York bicycle accidents often come with devastating results, and it is terribly important to understand that you may have serious rights concerning your recovery and compensation for your injuries.
When your suffering is caused by the carelessness of another driver, it is important to recognize the inestimable value of a qualified New York accident attorney. At Hach & Rose, we are aware of the destruction that negligent drivers inflict upon victims. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys are immensely dedicated to helping victims recover compensation. If you have been seriously injured in a New York bicycle accident, call 212-779-0057 today.
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