Posted on Thursday, June 27th, 2019 at 12:14 am
Springville, NY (June 26, 2019) – According to officials from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, a fatal pedestrian accident took place around 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26th, in the town of Springville. Authorities stated that the incident happened in the parking lot of an auction house located on West Main Street in the village.
An unspecified vehicle was reported to have struck four people who were in the parking lot at the time for uncertain reasons. Emergency medical crews were sent to the scene shortly after the incident, where they treated two people for minor injuries. A third victim was transported to Bertrand Chaffee Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries to the lower body. The fourth victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center, where, tragically, they were later pronounced deceased.
The Erie County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit is currently in charge of the investigation into this incident and no identities have been released at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt condolences are offered to the loved ones of the deceased victim during this devastating time. Furthermore, we maintain hope that the injured party will experience a full recovery at this time. Pedestrian accidents in New York are commonly fatal or seriously injurious, as there is typically zero buffer between a vehicle and a person at the time of impact. While it can be tremendously difficult, it is important for victims and bereaved family members to know that they may have substantial rights 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 nothing as difficult as dealing with the sudden loss of a family member, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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