Posted on Saturday, June 29th, 2019 at 6:38 pm
Poughkeepsie, NY (June 29, 2019) – On Monday, a pedestrian accident took place on North Hamilton Street in Poughkeepsie that caused serious injuries to the pedestrian involved.
The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident. While there, they found that a black Nissan struck a rental truck before it ran into a pedestrian and then a bicyclist. The driver remained at the scene of the accident to cooperate with the police.
Witnesses confirmed that the party came breezing through the intersection, where it was unable to stop as it plowed into others. The pedestrian was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident.
The roadway was closed down for approximately five hours following the accident. At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Before moving forward, we would like to take a moment to extend our sincerest thoughts to the party injured in this serious accident. We hope that they will find strength in their recovery. Pedestrian accidents are some of the most injurious and fatal accidents on our roads due to the fact that these accidents involve some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. With the help of an experienced accident attorney, you can move forward during these difficult times.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have fully devoted themselves to assisting the victims of accidents as they work toward the reimbursement they deserve during this challenging time. We are here for our clients 24/7, as we understand you might have many questions at this time. Please contact us at 212-779-0057 for more information.
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