Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 at 11:41 pm
Olean, NY (June 13, 2019) – An accident in Olean was reported to have resulted in one injury on Wednesday afternoon, June 12th, according to police. The collision took place around 2:00 p.m. along Wayne Street, in the vicinity of North Union Street.
Police stated that the crash happened the driver of a vehicle, identified as 62-year-old Frederick A. Lewis, struck a man on a bicycle while driving in the aforementioned area. The bicyclist, identified as 58-year-old Gerald Lapiere, was attempting to cross the roadway between two stopped cars.
Lapiere was reported to have suffered at least minor injuries and was treated at the scene by emergency medical professionals. Lewis was ultimately charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and is due back in court at a later time. No further information has been released.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
First and foremost, we would like to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to Gerald Lapiere, as we hope he has fully recovered from this incident. 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 injured in a New York bicycle accident, call 212-779-0057 today.
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