Posted on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 at 11:41 pm
Schenectady, NY (June 26, 2019) – A 6-year-old boy was sadly struck by a motor vehicle around 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, June 25th, according to police. The accident was reported to have happened in the vicinity of Ashmore Avenue and Central Parkway in Schenectady.
At this time, little is known about exactly how the child ended up in the path of the vehicle but police stated that the driver remained at the scene. The child was transported to Ellis Hospital, where he was stabilized and authorities reported that he was to be taken to Albany Medical Center to receive additional treatment.
No charges have been filed against the driver but police are currently conducting a thorough investigation into the events that led to this incident. No further details have been provided.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim and their loved ones as we maintain hope for the injured child’s full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often seriously injurious or even fatal, especially when a small child is involved. While it can be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have very significant rights as they begin moving forward.
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 is almost nothing as challenging as recovering from an unexpected 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, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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