Rochester, NY – Update: Bicyclist Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run Identified
Rochester, NY (October 29, 2018) – The victim of a collision between a bicycle and a pickup truck that occurred on Friday, October 26, has now been identified as 25-year-old Tyler Dellaposta, of Gates. New information also states that the hit-and-run vehicle, a red pickup truck, has been located.
The Friday morning crash took place at around 9:30 a.m. on Chili Avenue in the area of Lozier Street when the driver of the red pickup struck Dellaposta who was on his bicycle at the time and then fled the scene. According to authorities, the hit-and-run driver also struck two parked cars along the roadway.
Dellaposta sustained serious upper body injuries as a result of the accident and was immediately transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Dellaposta’s condition was listed as critical, however, the details of his injuries have not been made available.
Police are currently evaluating all the evidence from the scene.
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We would like to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to Tyler Dellaposta as we wholeheartedly maintain hope for his full recovery. New York bicycle accidents regularly result in absolutely devastating injuries, and it is important to understand that you may have serious rights concerning your recovery and reimbursement for your financial losses.
When your pain and suffering is caused by the inattentiveness of another motorist, it is then imperative to recognize the enormous value of a qualified New York accident attorney. At Hach & Rose, we are aware of the devastation that negligent drivers inflict. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys are dedicated to helping victims recover compensation as we are here for the members of our community 24/7. If you have been injured in a New York bicycle accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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